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The Monsters of Our Minds or The Monsters of This Earth

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For decades humans have depicted art in various forms that consist of monsters. This made me ask myself; what exactly is a monster? These pieces of art consist of images that their creators describe as monsters. I am going to delve in to the history behind these objects and symbols to figure out if they are really monsters or if our ideas of what makes an object or a person a monster skewed.

Miscellaneous Monster, Monsters, Inc.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Monster Character Lineup, Monsters, Inc.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Squishy, Monsters University

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Mike in Class, Monsters University

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

O-Nyiah-Gway-Hay (The Mythical Monster Bear)

National Museum of the American Indian

Coyote and the Monster of the Columbia

National Museum of the American Indian

Tool Box

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Curtiss Marine Flying Trophy

National Air and Space Museum

Painting On Skin

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Classic Comics No. 26: Frankenstein

National Museum of American History

Omen

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum