The US artist’s masks come in three facial expressions: disgusted, happy and crying. He said getting the right expression proved a challenge.
‘I actually did some pretty extensive research to no avail before, quite by accident, I found the perfect photo of a crying baby in a magazine,’ he explained.
The £150 masks are for sale on the artist’s website, hyperflesh.com, and footage of him wearing his disturbing creations has been posted on YouTube.
In one video, Grandma And Baby: Day At The Park, a grey-haired old woman tries to move an oversized infant in a pushchair.
In another, a giant baby ‘family’, including a mother, father and child, take a stroll through a city street, while bemused passers-by stare.
Asked why he created the masks, Meier said: ‘I’m messed up in the head