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GIRL WITH EGG IN HER MOUTH is the first image by Shanna Allyn that I remember taking note of. This is truly a series that I feel should be viewed as a series, however. First I saw the egg, then the penny mask, the wigs, on their own each image left me confused. Once viewed as a group, I am left curious- an important distinction. I don’t think Allyn could have picked two better words to describe this series: “Strange Beautiful.”
We reached out to her to learn more about these images and how they came about. —National Geographic
Modern Mona Lisas: the strange, beautiful work of Shanna Allyn.
Her deadpan work showcases natural women amongst jarring, postmodern props. -The Minnesota Daily.
“MULTIMEDIA ARTIST SHANNA ALLYN MAKES LADIE’S PRETTY & ODD.” — Frankie magazine, Australia
Copyright 2015 Shanna Allyn