Don’t Know Textile Artist Qualeasha Wood? You Will.

If you’ve not yet heard of textile artist Qualeasha Wood, you will soon. The emerging artist uses two different techniques for her unusual and provocative work: tapestry and tufting. In both she evolves the traditional craft from a decorative element into a personal statement expressed through self-portraiture. The pieces reflect her experiences living as a queer Black woman, the interplay between analog and digital, and relationship between artist and art. (more…)

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A Visual Ode to Mother Earth Is A Beautifully Bound Wake Up Call.

mother by marsel van oosten

Award-winning nature photographer Marsel van Oosten has just completed a very personal project that goes public next month in the form of a large and beautifully bound new book. Working his way through over 666,000 images, reprocessing some old and processing some new, he has selected his favorite images from the past 15 years to represent his own stunning visual ode to Mother Earth: MOTHER. (more…)

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Angelina Jolie Seen 30 Years Apart By Two Photographers

Angelina Jolie at 15 and at 45

Any diehard Angelina Jolie fan has already seen the test shots of her taken back in 1991 by celebrity photographer Harry Langdon, Jr. There are lots of them and they are easily found floating around cyberspace. So why do we bring them up now? After seeing Jolie’s recent cover and editorial shots for Vogue UK by photographer Craig McDean, we couldn’t believe how little she’s changed in thirty years and thought it would be fun to put the photos side-by-side. (more…)

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