San Francisco Altered Barbie Exhibition

Event has passed (Wed Oct 30, 2013 - Sun Nov 17, 2013)
Shotwell 50 Inc.
4pm - 10pm
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In Barbie’s Name
What would Barbie Do? and Ken too?

Gallery Space: 50 Shotwell St., San Francisco. Oct. 26th-Nov. 20th
The SF Altered Barbie Exhibition 2011 “In Barbie’s Name” “What would Barbie Do?” & “Ken too?” will be populated with more amazing and collaborative altered art, offered up for your eye candy pleasure, served in it’s rawest, most authentic form from the hands of local and national participating artists.

Warning: The art is not only inspirational but forces the viewer and creator to think about Barbie, how she has impacted our society as an icon & marketing toy in ways we have never thought about before. It is a show which guarantees to be uplifting, controversial, making you smile all at the same time. Visit us and support this amazing show and artist group while possibly being inspired to create your own Altered Art!

The Altered Barbie Exhibition is about people coming together to transform these relatable and relevant icons into not so everyday art, reflecting our current society. Making art from Barbie and Ken creates dialogue and community where there is none. The Altered Barbie Exhibition is a local creative re-use art show. Ken and Barbie, modern day icons, permeate every corner of our culture.


  1. Shotwell 50 Inc. 50 Shotwell St., San Francisco, CA