Fake-Fingernails Peacock by Laurel Roth

Fake Fingernails Peacock

These captivating fake-fingernails peacock was created by artist Laurel Roth. Her work has been shown in India, London, New York, Chicago and San Francisco. She also uses uses nail polish, barrettes and false eyelashes to create her original “sculptures”:

Laurel’s personal site explains her work:

I use art as a medium to examine biological ramifications of human behavior. My work juxtaposes traditional craft and artisanal techniques with non-traditional materials to examine mankind’s drive to modify itself as well as its environment. By playing with the convergence of biology and product design to create new cultural artifacts, I try to question social constructions of need, design, and individual desire… [read more].

Credits: All images copyright © Laurel Roth. Please head over to her site for more fascinating work.

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