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Hyperreal Creature Captures

The Klaus Pichler 'Skeletons in the Closet' Photo Series is Morbid Fun

— December 5, 2011 — Art & Design
Taxidermy takes a creative spin with the Klaus Pichler 'Skeletons in the Closet' photo series. The Austrian artist spent three years in the taxidermy section of the Vienna Museum of natural history. The works features various animals such as rams, mountain goats, wolverines -- even a giant shark and neanderthals set up in various often humorous positions. The neanderthals are featured just casually hanging out at a desk as if waiting for an appointment, juxtaposed in hilarity because they are obviously so out of place. What looks like a great white shark is seen hiding behind a wall with only his jaws sticking out, as if the animal was playing hide and seek with its audience and he had been surprised.

The Austrian photographer did not attend school to become a photographer and he is proud of it. The Klaus Pichler 'Skeletons in the Closet' collection is solid fun.
Trend Themes
1. Creative Taxidermy - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore new ways to display taxidermy by adding creative and humorous elements.
2. Humorous Animal Art - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Combine taxidermy with humor to create unique and entertaining artworks.
3. Unconventional Photography - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Experiment with unconventional photography techniques to capture attention-grabbing images of taxidermy.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Introduce new forms of taxidermy art that incorporate humor and creativity.
2. Photography - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop new techniques and styles in photography to capture unique images of taxidermy artworks.
3. Museum and Exhibition - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create interactive and dynamic taxidermy exhibits that engage and entertain visitors.
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