body painting, illustration and art

Laurie Simmons’ Some New: Portraits With Painted Clothes

Laurie Simmons portraits with body paint are part of the artist/photographer’s third solo exhibition at New York’s Salon 94 Bowery. The show, 2017:The Mess and Some New, features two components: The Mess and Some New. In this post I’m sharing with you the work from the latter – highly pigmented portraits of her children and others embellished with painted on jewelry and clothing. (more…)

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Painted Pregnant Bellies Celebrate and Support Moms (25 Pics)

The Belly Art Project
Kate Winslet, one of the many celebrities who participated in The Belly Art Project

The CEO and founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely, celebrates and supports moms-to-be-with her latest endeavor: The Belly Art Project in which more than 100 baby bumps become billboards of hope by painting upon them. (more…)

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