Fairytale Realism

Infusing archetypal heroines into modern-day scenarios to evoke empathy
Implications - Alongside the resurgence of fairytale themes to inspire nostalgia is its polar opposite, in which traditional storybook characters are brought into modern real-world scenarios. Feelings of nostalgia are replaced with empathy and heightened awareness of the human condition, society and culture.
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Hot Top 6 Examples: 1,558,382 Total Clicks Apr 08 - Apr 10
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Fairytale Heroine Pin-Ups - J. Scott Campbell 'Disney Princess' Series Gives Disney Divas a Makeover
SCORE: 7
Viral 1,166,373 Clicks Pub: Apr 25, 10
Fairytale Heroine Pin-Ups
J. Scott Campbell 'Disney Princess' Series Gives Disney Divas a Makeover
The shots you see above are from the J. Scott Campbell 'Disney Princess' series. If Disney’s appeal with kids ever starts to fade, they may want to call on J. Scott Campbell to help them go after a new… [More]
Fairytale Boob Jobs - Dina Goldstein Unveils Modern Truths in the Fallen Princesses Project
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 132,292 Clicks Pub: Jun 13, 09
Fairytale Boob Jobs
Dina Goldstein Unveils Modern Truths in the Fallen Princesses Project
The Fallen Princesses project by Dina Goldstein features photos of Cinderella getting drunk in a dingy pub, Belle under the knife for plastic surgery and Snow White juggling babies while “Prince Charming”… [More]
Naughty Fairytales - Melissa's Modern Heroine Photography
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 164,661 Clicks Pub: Apr 7, 08
Naughty Fairytales
Melissa's Modern Heroine Photography
If you had long hair like Rapunzel, would you rope your man like this? These digitally altered, modern-day fairy tale images include classic heroines with sexy, modern twist. They include Little Red… [More]
Using Fairytale Heroes to Promote Reading - Literacy Foundation Ads
SCORE: 5.8
Hot 71,513 Clicks Pub: Nov 25, 08
Using Fairytale Heroes to Promote Reading
Literacy Foundation Ads
This poignant campaign from the Literacy Foundation for the tenth anniversary of 'The Gift of Reading' shows fallen fairytale heroes. Cinderella, Peter Pan, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, a dwarf,… [More]
Objectified Fairytale Characters - Pinocchio Gets Hunky in an Unbuttoned Shirt for Mr. Min
SCORE: 5.3
Warm 11,864 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 09
Objectified Fairytale Characters
Pinocchio Gets Hunky in an Unbuttoned Shirt for Mr. Min
Pinocchio was introduced back in 1883 in ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio’ by Carlo Collodi. He was a wooden puppet who dreamed of becoming a real boy. Fast-forward to 2009 where the male body is often objectified… [More]
Girl Power Fairytale Art - Krista Huot Empowers Women With Every Brushstroke
SCORE: 3.1
Mild 11,679 Clicks Pub: Mar 19, 10
Girl Power Fairytale Art
Krista Huot Empowers Women With Every Brushstroke
The artwork of Krista Huot is amazing and creative. Having an almost unhealthy obsession with everything fairytale-like, Krista Huot creates artwork that is right up my alley. Not only tackling the more… [More]
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