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Animal sculptures wrapped in five-needle lace, handmade cotton crochet webbing by Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos. The animals are reproductions of oversized ceramic pieces by the 19th century Portuguese artisan Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro (1846-1905).

The idea being to one-up the works with an overlay of feminine domesticity, radicalising preconceived notions of modernism, tradition and motherhood.

Where is your God now?

And we’re done here.

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UK artist Shauna Richardson’s mashup of crochet and taxidermy. Shauna’s creations are currently on show at the Power Of Making exhibition at the V&A in London. No woollen animals were harmed.

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Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed characters like these:

More of Shove’s work on her website.

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