While many are obsessed with the Barbie Doll, Preston’s obsession is focused on examining, exploiting and exploding the implied male domination in the mass manufacturing of curvaceous and sexualized plastic dolls. Look closely and you will find something offensive.
11” x 14” x 4 2/3”
Dolls, found objects, kitchen sink in a kitchen drawer.
Barbi Runway Walk
Collaboration with Katha Cato
23” x 12”
Dolls, ceramic & plastic doll hands, rusted exhaust pipe, plastic, wire, wooden box, rope, string, nails on plywood.
13” x 21” x 4 2/3”
Rolling pin, ceramic and plastic body parts, costume jewelry, found objects in a Kitchen drawer.
10” x 10”
Barbie head & hair, legs, plastic hands, newsprint, dried root, rope, textile, glue, a nut & bolt on wood.