ICYMI: Revisiting The Creepy Kids Book That Influenced Kim Gordon And Cindy Sherman

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  • Revisiting The Lonely Doll, which is possibly the creepiest children's book ever published. It has inspired a great number of women artists, from Kim Gordon to Cindy Sherman.
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