Tom Forsythe’s Barbie Art

San Francisco artist, Tom Forsythe, can continue using Barbie dolls in his photographic renderings, when Mattel’s preliminary injunction was recently denied. Forsythe uses Barbies to ‘to critique the materialistic and gender-oppressive values’ he believes the doll embody, Mattel wanted the court to order Forsythe to hand over all the negatives of his work so they could be destroyed.

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