Friday, June 19, 2009


Today was the most boring day at work. It was an optional holiday so no one was there, and I just sat around purusing the Internet all day. I came across a neat series of photos today called “Fallen Princesses”. The pictures were taken by photographer Diana Goldstein, who stated

"As a young girl, growing up abroad, I was not exposed to Fairy tales. These new discoveries lead to my fascination with the origins of Fairy tales. I explored the original brothers Grimm's stories and found that they have very dark and sometimes gruesome aspects, many of which were changed by Disney. I began to imagine Disney's perfect Princesses juxtaposed with real issues that were affecting women around me, such as illness, addiction and self-image issues."

Beauty and the Beast (Belle)
Sleeping Beauty
Little Red Robin Hood


Snow White
(I would think on a Prince's salary they could afford
a bigger T.V)
(I bet she started drinking from all the abuse she suffered from her
wicked step-mother and step-sisters...or could have been the singing
and dancing animals that make her looney)
Hope Everyone has a good Weekend!


  1. Can I just have the images of the Disney ones back? HeeHee I like my fairy tales. :-)

  2. oh wow these are hysterical!

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  4. I just found this artist too! Love the images. As a fellow fairy tale artist, I'm very much inspired. I always hated that they put Sleeping Beauty in pink when they had the princesses en masse.

  5. wow, those are strong images....I suppose she's trying to tell us that everything is not always as its seems and that there is no such thing as a fairytale..which shaters my childhood illusions :)

  6. Those are pretty much great. It's so interesting to see those right after my trip to Disney. It really brings out the bizarre of the whole place.

  7. These pics are so funny! Love the Rapunzel especially. lol. Thanks for making me laugh.


  8. i LOVE reading your blog, you seem such a sweetie <3 and it's so nice to know there is someone as bubbly and sparkly as you in the world! sorry, i got a little soppy there! xxxx


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