Daily Archives: October 27, 2007

Frankenstein’s fairies: red in tooth and claw

Swarm (detail) mixed media Tessa Farmer, 2004 from the Saatchi Gallery Before their nursery sanitization, fairy tales were savage. Remember how Cinderella’s stepmother mutilated her own daughters’ feet to fit the glass slipper, but was betrayed by the oozing blood? … Continue reading

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