Megan Marlatt
"The Critics at Large"
The Big Head BrigadeHans Ulrich Obrist
"The Critics at Large"
The Big Head BrigadeThe Queen at ImbissyThe Queen and Her CorgisThe Hare, the Hair3 Megans in One Dress"Everyman Self Portrait - My Big Artist Head""Everyman - My Big Head""Everyman Self Portrait - My Big Devil Head""Everyman - My Big Devil Head""Everyman Self Portrait - My Heavenly Host of Angels Head Cluster""The Heavenly Host of Angels"
The Big Head Brigade"Everyman Self Portrait - My Big Blue-eyed Buxom Blonde Head""Everyman Self Portrait - My Big Man Head, (or Bearded Lady)""Everyman - My Big Man Head, (or Bearded Lady Head)""Everyman"
The Big Head Brigade"The Artist, The Devil and The Heavenly Host of Angels"
The Big Head Brigade"The Critics at Large"
The Big Head BrigadeJerry Saltz
"The Critics at Large"
The Big Head Brigade"The Critics at Large"
The Big Head BrigadeRoberta Smith
"The Critics at Large"
The Big Head Brigade"If Dogs Run Free, Why Not We?"
The Big Head Brigade"The Artist and The Devil in Lounge Chairs"
The Big Head Brigade"Narcissistic Artist and the Seven Inflatable Sins"
The Big Heads
Looking like large puppet heads, it was “anima”, the root of “animation”, that led me to the making of the big heads, (or “capgrossos” as they are called in Catalonia where I learned the craft.) Anima is the soul or what breathes life into a being and to animate an inanimate object, an artist must insert a little soul into it. However, to bring attention to what is invisible, (the soul), I chose to mold it’s opposite in solid form: the persona, the ego, the big head, the mask. Nearly every culture across the globe has masks. They allow performers to climb into the skin of another being and witness the other’s world from behind their eyes. While doing so, the mask erases all clues of the performer’s age, gender, species or race. In this regard, I find them to be the most transformative and empathic of all human artifacts.

For more information about my big heads, please go to my other site, (in the "Links" section of this website.)
www.BigHeadBrigade.com
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