Plastic Head: 35th Anniversary Barbie Doll - 1993, 2024

by Ryan O'Donoghue

Photography : archival pigment print

100 x 75 x 0.5 cm 39.4 x 29.5 x 0.2 inch

$1,279

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Medium

Photography: archival pigment print

Dimensions cm inch

100 x 75 x 0.5 cm 39.4 x 29.5 x 0.2 inch Height x Width x Depth

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Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: United Kingdom

My first female Plastic Head, I didn't want just any Barbie doll. After conducting some research, I stumbled upon the 35th anniversary Barbie, which is a reproduction of the original Barbie released in 1969. Her face is absolutely stunning, so I decided to hunt for her on eBay. Celebrating 35 years of iconic Barbie fashion, The reproduced 35th Anniversary Barbie doll takes us on a nostalgic journey, paying homage to the original 1959 doll With her classic blonde hair & stylish black and white swimsuit. It was a special edition reproduction that aimed to celebrate and pay homage to the iconic doll's history and impact on popular culture.

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London Contemporary Art • United Kingdom

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Ryan O'Donoghue, Plastic Head: 35th Anniversary Barbie Doll - 1993

Ryan O'Donoghue

United Kingdom  • 1984

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Born in Essex in 1989, I have had an interest in photography all my life. Spun from my uncles career and him teaching me little by little since a young age. I decided on my own career in photography whilst studying Digital Film and Screen Arts at the University for the Creative Arts.

Plastic Heads, is a unique collection of images that explore the nostalgia and beauty of these beloved figures. Whether it's a classic action figure from the 80s or a modern collectible, each shot captures the individual character of the toy and its place in our pop culture history. Using creative lighting, unexpected angles, and a keen eye for detail, I strive to create unique images that will capture the imagination of viewers and evoke a sense of nostalgia. Through my work, I hope to bring a fresh perspective to the timeless art of toy photography and inspire others to explore the beauty of these timeless objects. Whether you're a fan of vintage toys or a collector of today's figures, I invite you to explore my series and discover the beauty of each one of my Plastic Heads.


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