Art Peeper: Barbara Segal’s Marble Hermes Birkin Bags

Artist and sculptor Barbara Segal has taken the iconic Hermes Birkin Bag and turned them into works of art, carving them completely out of stone. Yes, I said it, stone. Imagine that, walking into your foyer and having a limited edition Birkin bag just sitting there waiting to be marveled at. I am crying with joy just thinking about it.  Her inspiration for this series stems from society’s long-standing obsession with status symbols and her own ambivalent relationship with them.  Her work is stunning. Scroll down for more.

 

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Photos via Barbara Segel 

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