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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Lennette Newell Ani-Human : Photos Combine Man and Beast.

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above composite by if it’s hip, it’s here

Like several other talented photographers San Francisco-based Lennette Newell has a portfolio with beautiful photos of animals, both domestic and wild. She also has a knack for taking portraits of people with their own pets. But what sets her apart from other typical lifestyle, portrait and animal shooters, is her combining of body paint, humans and animals for a most unusual effect. (more…)

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Human Motorcycles Made with Body Paint, Naked Women and Little Else.

Human Motorcycles by Trina Merry

These wild ‘human motorcycles’ are the talented creations of body artist Trina Merry. One, the Red Ducati, was a commission for a Japanese entertainment show, the other three – a sport bike, dirt bike and a cruiser- were created for a promotional ad campaign. Here’s a look at the mind-blowing work , photos taken during the shoot and a behind the scenes video. (more…)

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