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Jessica Joslin

Jessica Joslin

Anatole, 2010

Antique hardware and findings, brass, bone, vestment trim, fish vertebrae, glove leather, glass eyes.

16 X 6 X 10 inches


Artist Bio

Jessica Joslin spent her early years wandering through the halls of natural history museums, enchanted with the exquisite Victorian-era taxidermy and osteological displays, with their brass fittings and gleaming wood. Inspired by these visits, she began to slowly acquire a collection of natural objects: shells, seedpods, feathers, bones, and assorted oddities. In 1992, she began building the first beasts of this menagerie, using objects from this collection.


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