These traditional porcelain dolls look very graceful, but they would be perhaps a bit boring if it weren’t for the fact that they’re covered in such badass sailor tattoos!

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These tattoos were drawn by artist Jessica Harrison from Edinburg, Scotland. She created “The Painted Ladies” series as part of a larger exhibit called “Flash,” which is being held in Galerie L.J., Paris. In her artist’s statement Jessica writes that the idea behind the painted ladies is “to re-describe the body in sculpture through the skin, offering an alternative way of thinking about the body beyond a binary tradition of inside and outside.”

So, what do you prefer: the traditional porcelain dolls or these rockstar versions?

Source: (h/t: colossal)