S.A.D. – The Sun Allergy Diaries by Artist SiiGii

sun allergy diaries by Siigii

Artist SiiGii calls her work “body extensions.” Creating conceptual garments allows her to flex her creative muscles in fashion, writing, design and performance art – all at once. The artist immerses herself into her work as inspiration, subject and model. Her Sun Allergy Diaries (S.A.D.) is a humorous poke at dealing with her own real sun allergy developed at the young age of 11. (more…)

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13 Photographers Depict A New Humanity for the 2021 Lavazza Calendar

the 2021 Lavazza Calendar

It’s that wonderful time of year again when we get to see the glorious photographs chosen for the annual Lavazza Calendar, one of the most coveted and beautifully produced annual calendars in the world. This year’s theme, The New Humanity, arises as a result of the 2020 international lockdown in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. (more…)

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Hairotica by Ali Mahdavi and Christophe Mecca for Tush Magazine

Hairotica by Ali Mahdavi and Christophe Mecca

TUSH, the beauty culture magazine from Hamburg, Germany has a hair-raising editorial conceived of by visual artist and photographer Ali Mahdavi and brought to reality by hair stylist and wig maker Christophe Mecca in their issue #46. Known for sharing new perspectives on aesthetics and beauty, the magazine’s editorial, Hairotica, reimagines hair as private body parts from both men and women. (more…)

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Barbra in Profile. Literally. 20 Photos of the Legendary Streisand.

Barbra in Profile. Literally

For my generation, there aren’t many living legends left. Barbra Streisand is one of the few remaining that has made an indelible impression upon me as far back as I can remember. An actress, director, singer/entertainer, advocate for human rights, animal-lover and a vocal critic of Donald Trump’s, there’s much to admire about Babs.*  As a little girl in the late 60s and early 70s, watching her in the movies Funny Girl, The Way We Were and What’s Up Doc, I recall being mesmerized by everything from her long slender fingers with manicured nails to her almond-shaped blue eyes. When they welled up with tears as Fanny Brice and K-K-K-Katie, so did mine. And when she looked at herself in the mirror in Funny Girl and uttered the iconic line “Hello Gorgeous….” I enthusiastically agreed. You see, Barbra is beautiful and it’s not in spite of her nose, it’s because of it. (more…)

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Life With Covid in Miniature by Tatsuya Tanaka

life with covid in miniature

Photographer, writer and creator Tatsuya Tanaka, Master of the miniature narrative, has a “Stay Safe” series of his daily dinky dioramas. (more…)

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