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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New Jaw-Dropping Eye Makeup by Tal Peleg

Eye Makeup by Tai Peleg
Dali “persistence of time” eye makeup by Tai Peleg

It’s been about two years ago now since I introduced you to the work of Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg. Since that time, her skills have only improved. Here’s a look at some of her latest. (more…)

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Impressive Creativity Inspired by Hokusai’s The Great Wave

inspired by hokusai's the great wave

Hokusai’s Under The Great Wave off the Coast of Kanagawa, better known simply as ‘The Great Wave‘ is the single most famous Japanese color woodblock print in history. Created in the Edo Period, around 1831, the image has been reproduced millions of times in many forms. (more…)

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

Lennette Newell Ani-Human

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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