Artist's Powerful Series Shows Disney Princesses Discovering Their Own Best Hero

February 14, 2015 3:12 PM

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Artist's Powerful Series Shows Disney Princesses Discovering Their Own Best Hero

Aladdin saving Princess Jasmine from the evil clutches of Jafar; a prince smooching Snow White, reviving her from her eternal sleep; Prince Charming rescuing Cinderella from her nasty stepfamily: the Disney princess narrative of a damsel in distress waiting for a man to swoop in to save the day is one that’s all too familiar.

But this week, in time for Valentine’s Day, Middle Eastern artist Saint Hoax has turned this narrative on its head with his new series, “Save Yourself,” in which the men from the Disney fairy tales are -- literally -- removed from the picture and replaced with the women themselves, kissing themselve...

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