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These Grisly Ceramic Figurines Depict Not-So-Precious Moments

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The most frequent subjects for the ceramic figurines of Danish artist Maria Rubinke are sweet, cherubic little children – the kind you've seen rendered thousands of times in more benign forms. But there's nothing innocent about these twisted tots, who frequently engage in horrific acts of self-mutilation.
 
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Rubinke's glazed white subjects are often depicted smiling vacantly as they tear themselves open, resulting in shocking bursts of red: eyes are plucked out, limbs sawed off, flesh peels away and brains are exposed.
 
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While the artist's official site is still in the works, you can see many more shocking examples like these at her Facebook page.
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