Wax figures museum goes viral for all the wrong reasons

While there's nothing we love more than a beautiful design or artwork, there'll always be a time and a place for shockers. And the perfect distraction from the eternal heaviness of the news right now has arrived in the form of a little-known Brazilian waxwork museum – which is currently sending the internet into meltdown. 

From Princess Diana to Nelson Mandela, the Izidoro Armacollo Wax Museum features several familiar faces, all rendered in a somewhat unfamiliar form. A six-year-old news report about the museum recently resurfaced online, much to the amusement of the internet. Spoiler alert: people aren't exactly waxing lyrical about the figures' likenesses. (Our art techniques guide is here if you're feeling, erm, inspired.) 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.