Patricia Piccinini is well-known for her vivid hybrid creatures, almost-real beings crafted with such attention to detail you can pick out each individual hair follicle. Her hyper-realistic silicone sculpture The Young Family, for example, which was created for the Venice Biennale in 2003, depicts a naked half-dog half-human hybrid, with long ears and human-like hands and feet, reclining as her puppies feed, the creatures so life-like you can almost see them breathing. But Piccinini’s art is just as notable...

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