taxidermy

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Visitors May Have Been Exposed to Radiation For Years

A park safety manager reveals that three buckets of uranium ore were sitting in a museum storage basement, starting in 2000.
Becky Ferreira
2.19.19
food styling

This Ex-Taxidermist Food Stylist Helps Brings Christine McConnell's Weird, Creepy World to Life

Maya Bookbinder draws on years as an artist, taxidermist, and erotic cake decorator behind the scenes of Netflix's goth new baking show.
Emma Orlow
10.31.18
High Art

Taxidermists Are Seriously Turning Deer Butts into Assquatches

The anus is where you make it or break it.
Mack Lamoureux
5.23.18
Photos

Canada's Notorious 'Witch House' Is Full of Dead Bodies

They're mostly taxidermied animals, but there's also a human skeleton named Cecilia.
Sarah Berman
10.24.17
sculpture

Grisly BDSM Dolls Aren't Your Grandma's Porcelain Figurines

Mia-Jane Harris subverts dainty china dolls with bolts, chains, and jerky made from roadkill.
Anna Marks
7.25.17
sculpture

No Animals Were Harmed in the Making of These Grisly Sculptures

Tom Keller’s macabre skeleton sculptures are all "cruelty free."
Dyllan Furness
7.6.17
taxidermy

Yang Maoyuan Turns Animal Hides into Surreal Balloon Taxidermy

The Beijing-based artist constructs controversial spherical sculptures.
Anna Marks
4.8.17
Art

This Miniature Theater Set Memorializes the World's Worst Disasters

Fantastic and tragic events coalesce in this miniature set piece by Kaitlyn Schwalje.
Andrew Salomone
2.15.17
Art

6 Mesmerizing Videos of Museum Practitioners at Work | Conservation Lab

Watch conservators restore a vandalized Rothko, submerge a Dickens manuscript in water, and preserve Lonesome George—the iconic Galapagos tortoise—for generations to come.
Noémie Jennifer
11.30.16
Art

Morbid Anatomy Museum Unearths Some of Damien Hirst’s Favorite Taxidermy

Joyful photos of kittens at a wedding, except they're dead.
Andrew Salomone
10.26.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

​People Are Pissed That a Taxidermist Made a Dead Cat into a Handbag and Sold It

It's not Gucci.
Jake Kivanc
9.22.16
beer

This Dead Squirrel Filled with 55% Alcohol Beer Only Costs $20K

Scottish brewery BrewDog is introducing its End of History beer into the American market, and each of the bottles will be tastefully packaged inside a dead rodent.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.4.16
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