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Twenty-first century beauty: Piccinini and ‘Once Upon a Time’

It’s an elusive thing, beauty. Artists and scholars have devoted forests of paper, kilometres of canvas, gallons of paint – not to mention years, and often lives – to defining and capturing ‘the beautiful’. Is a litter of mutant babies beautiful? How about a single babe with flippers instead of feet, an elephant’s trunk instead … Continue reading