“You can’t get to be Barbie without an ocean’s worth of peroxide, 27 plastic surgeries and a complete lack of intelligence, so it irritates me immensely that this is the toy of choice women give to their daughters to emulate,” says artist Mariel Clayton. “Behind the vacuous perpetual lipsticked-smile and soulless eyes lurks the black heart of the true sociopath, just like in real life.”

For our complete interview with the artist, read “Bad Barbie: The Works of Mariel Clayton.”

For more photos, visit Clayton’s website and Flickr and Facebook.