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This Artist Transforms Bratz Dolls Into The World's Most Inspiring Women

Imagine the tea party you could host with Frida, Malala, and J.K. Rowling on the guest list.

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Vancouver-based artist Wendy Tsao creates perfect toy-versions of some of history's most empowering women by re-painting Bratz dolls.

Because hands up if you wish you had your own Frida Kahlo to play with when you were a kid. 🙌

Inspired by an Australian artist who gave the dolls a "make-under", Tsao's project began after reading a children's book about primatologist and activist, Jane Goodall.

"I don’t know the answer, but I wonder if a child who plays with a doll of someone who is a real person who did some amazing things might think more about real-life things, and appreciate more the real potential that lies within all of us, than when she or he plays with say, a Disney character or Bratz doll," Tsao tells BuzzFeed Life.


Tsao will be auctioning the dolls in a few weeks. Details and more of her wonderful work can be found on her website.