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Subverted Toy Installations

The Ken Kagami 'TOYS'A'SS' Collection is Uber-Strange

— October 4, 2010 — Naughty
The Ken Kagami 'TOYS'A'SS' collection is quite the shocker. The self-explanatory name of the exhibit is a reflection of Kagami's twisted sense of humor and subversion of childhood trappings.

The pieces from the series feature Barbie dolls, teddy bears and other sweet childhood trinkets in very compromising positions. The series is definitely rated R.

Regardless, the Ken Kagami 'TOYS'A'SS' exhibit is the product of an outrageously wild imagination. It isn't hard to see the concepts behind each disturbing piece from the series, with social commentary throughout.
Trend Themes
1. Subverted Toy Installations - Opportunity for artists to create unconventional and provocative art that challenges societal norms.
2. Uber-strange Art - Opportunity for galleries and museums to showcase controversial and boundary-pushing artwork, attracting audiences seeking unique and unconventional experiences.
3. Twisted Humor in Art - Opportunity for comedians and entertainers to incorporate a darker and more subversive form of humor in their performances, appealing to audiences who enjoy edgier content.
Industry Implications
1. Art Galleries and Museums - Opportunity for art galleries and museums to feature provocative and controversial art installations, attracting a wider range of audiences and sparking dialogue.
2. Comedy and Entertainment - Opportunity for comedians and entertainers to tap into a niche market of audiences who appreciate dark and subversive humor, creating unique and memorable performances.
3. Toy Manufacturing - Opportunity for toy manufacturers to collaborate with artists and designers to create limited edition or collector's toys that blend the worlds of art and play, targeting adult collectors and art enthusiasts.
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