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Interview: Portraits of Heavily Tattooed People With and Without Clothes On. 30 Hallucinatory and Erotic Self-Portraits by Baz Here. Baz Here is a fine art photographer and musician living in downtown Los Angeles.

30 Hallucinatory and Erotic Self-Portraits by Baz Here

His work has been exhibited at the Hive, Los Angeles, as featured resident artist; the Getty Center, Pop-up Gallery, Los Angeles; Out There, Gallery 82, West Hollywood; Gallerie Sparta, West Hollywood; LACDA, Los Angeles; Gay Downtown L.A. Artwalk Pop-up Gallery; and Beyond Baroque, Los Angeles. It will also be featured in Art Share L.A. this fall. He was also featured in The Cultural Weekly. Baz lives with his creative partner, Bambi, and his dog, England. What Baz says about this series, "The Temptation of Saint Baz": “I am obsessed with the beauty, the odd — the uncomfortable, and the danger.

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SlothThis post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Photographer Randal Ford believes that every animal has a story to tell. This compassionate perspective is at the core of his ongoing Animal Portrait Collection, a striking series that explores his subjects’ unique personalities and behaviors. Each revealing photograph features a single animal strategically shot against a stark black or white backdrop. This focus on feelings is also evident in the expressions and poses of the animals. To achieve this goal, Ford has a fascinating approach: he does not try to dictate or guide the way the animals act. “During the shooting process, it’s not uncommon that an animal gives you just a glimpse of its personality. In 2018, Ford compiled this stunning series into The Animal Kingdom: A Collection of Portraits. Chimpanzee. This Tattoo Artist Inks Whatever He Wants on His Clients.

This article originally appeared on VICE Germany It's safe to assume you wouldn't blindly trust a friend to tattoo anything they wanted on your skin, let alone allow a complete stranger to do the same.

This Tattoo Artist Inks Whatever He Wants on His Clients

But somehow, tattoo artist Monty Richthofen has convinced hundreds of people to do just that. Under the name Maison Hefner, the 23-year-old from Munich tattoos willing adults with motivational quotes and mantras without telling them what it'll be beforehand. Richthofen's project, "My Words, Your Body", started in 2017, though he worked as a regular tattoo artist for a year-and-a-half before that. Incredible Photo of the Solar System Photographed from a Man's Backyard. Teacher Crafts Solar System Quilt to Use in Her Astronomy Class. For many teachers, their job is more than just covering the syllabus—they often go beyond the basic requirements, dedicating time and energy to inspire their pupils as much as possible.

Teacher Crafts Solar System Quilt to Use in Her Astronomy Class

One teacher of this caliber of commitment to education was Ellen Harding Baker, an American astronomer from the 19th century who is famous for one particularly crafty education method. She is rumored to have spent 7 years embroidering the entire solar system onto a quilt, which she then used as a visual aid during her lectures. Completed in 1876, the large, 89 × 106 inch Solar System Quilt was made from black woolen fabric and embellished with colorful wool-fabric appliqué, wool braid, as well as wool and silk embroidery. Similar to the solar system illustrations in astronomy books of the time, it features the sun at the center, the eight planets of our solar system, as well as the asteroid belt and a myriad of stitched stars. H/t: [Open Culture] Transpłciowość - zbiór różnych przydatniejszych informacji żeby nie ginęły na FB - Angry Trans: Diagnostyka Transseksualności - jak zacząć tranzycję, jak wygląda proces tranzycji, gdzie szukać lekarzy.

42 of Our Favorite Artworks of 2018. Peculiar Piñata Art Based on Fantastic Figures in Illuminated Manuscript. Contemporary artist Roberto Benavidez finds inspiration in imagery and literature from hundreds of years ago. Influenced by works like Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights, he manages to fuse the famous source materials with elements that are significant to his own life. Benavidez grew up in rural southern Texas where the party piñata is commonplace. He uses the crepe paper creations as the basis for his sculptures. In the past, Benavidez recreated the strange beasts found in Bosch’s triptych but has more recently turned to the Luttrell Psalter, a famous medieval manuscript.

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Istanbul's Beloved Street Cat Immortalized With His Own Bronze Statue

His name was Tombili and he became an Internet sensation quickly after photos of him looking effortlessly laid-back were shared on the viral site 9GAG. Only missing a top hat, Tombili was the kind of dapper street cat that epitomizes being cool. Although Tombili didn’t seem to have a dedicated home, his portly build suggests that his neighborhood took good care of him. He practically became their town mascot, reminding passersby to take it easy and find time to relax. Unfortunately, the fluffy feline fell ill recently and passed away on August 1 of this year.

Photographer Captures the Mystical Beauty of Icelandic Horses. Photographer Drew Doggett is known for traveling the world, capturing extraordinary landscapes, people, and cultures. One of his most enchanting series to date, titled In the Realm of Legends, captures the one-of-a-kind beauty of Icelandic horses, who majestically roam the surrounding territory. Though many opt to capture the stunning landscapes that Iceland has to offer, Doggett takes it one step further by also embracing its unique equestrian population to create a union of myth and fantasy that's almost too good to be true.

During his time in Iceland, Doggett stayed on a farm with hundreds of horses. He was initially drawn to the enchanted landscape by tales of folklore. Such takes included the famous, eight-legged Icelandic horse named Sleipnir who is believed to be the spirit animal of the mythological god, Odin. Reminiscent of a utopian world, the landscape features snow-covered expanses, roaring waterfalls, black sandy beaches, and icy lagoons.

Amazing Winners of 2018 Siena International Photo Awards. Poland in the 80's Through the Lens of French/Swiss Photographer Bruno Barbey. Spectacular Aerial Photography Looks Just Like Abstract Paintings. While many of the world’s natural landscapes can be appreciated on foot, award-winning photographer Stas Bartnikas takes to the skies to capture their beauty from above.

Spectacular Aerial Photography Looks Just Like Abstract Paintings

The Moscow-based photographer’s spectacular portfolio of aerial photography highlights the magnificent abstract patterns found in nature—a style he calls “aero-art.” While drone photography allows today’s photographers to capture the world from new heights, Bartnikas values the old-school tradition of flying in small planes and helicopters to look down and take the photographs with his camera in hand. His portfolio showcases the world from a different perspective, revealing the incredible patterns, shapes, and colors of Mother Nature. “Regular travelers are able to see only so much of the amazing places they travel to, whereas aerial photography allows us to see places that are inaccessible on foot,” Bartnikas tells My Modern Met. Bartnikas’ favorite place to shoot from above is the vast Icelandic landscape. Many of the Very First Color Pictures to Exist Come From The Russian Empire. Here Are Some of Those Amazing Pictures. Muzeum Mitologii Słowiańskiej. Gdzie powstanie? - Magazyn Kaszuby.

Zofia Stryjeńska - księżniczka malarstwa polskiego. „[…] za sprawą Stryjeńskiej doznaję nieustannej obsesji barwnej.

Zofia Stryjeńska - księżniczka malarstwa polskiego

Arctic Fox Photos from Wrangel Island by Sergey Gorshkov. 100-Year-Old Portraits of Immigrants to Ellis Island Show the People Who Helped Shape America. A Kinetic Sculpture Twists and Morphs Based on the Fibonacci Sequence. Artist Fills Traveler’s Notebook With Intimate Visual Diary. Hidden Camera Used to Photograph Olso in the 1890s. These days, when it's so easy to sneak a hidden photo with your phone, we can forget just how unusual candid photography was during the 19th century. With technological limitation, our first photographs are mainly seated posed images that somehow give the impression that everyone in the 1800s was elegant and composed. But, thanks to one clever Norwegian student, we have a hidden glimpse of life in the 1890s. Ghostly Pirate Ship Filled with Surreal Characters by Jason Stieva. Why babies in medieval paintings look like ugly old men.

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Photographer Transforms Russian Fairy Tales into Fantastical Imagery. Prismatic Sketches of Hands and Faces by Lui Ferreyra. Dramatic Anatomical Drawings Comprised of Complex Hatched Colors by WanJim Gim. IKEA Growroom Instructions Let You Build Your Own DIY Greenhouse. Playful Seniors Wear Organic Materials to Personify Nature. Eyes as Big as Plates is a whimsical series by Finnish photographer Riitta Ikonen and Norwegian photographer Karoline Hjorth that features senior citizens donning organic materials like twigs and grass.

Playful Seniors Wear Organic Materials to Personify Nature

Ikonen says that the collaborative project originally began as “a play on characters and protagonists from Norwegian folklore” but has since evolved into a collection of images exploring “mental landscapes” that reflect a return of body to nature with the use of scavenged materials. There's a lovely sense of humor to the series that places the elderly in natural landscapes. Their organic outfits simultaneously camouflage them into their surroundings and make them stand out as unique individuals. The choice to use seniors to present personifications of nature is also especially interesting and refreshing. Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Captured Through Infrared Photography. A Ukrainian Photographer Captures a Decade of a Single Park Bench. Color Guide 'Nomenclature of Colours' Uses Nature in Color Descriptions.

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Today, many color-loving creatives aim to illustrate and identify tones found in the natural world. Mary Cassatt Biography Presents Famous Female Painters' Life and Work. Photographer Captures Agile Felines Performing Like Ninja Cats.

There are many types of animal photography, from heartfelt pet portraits to amazing shots of wild animals.

Photographer Captures Agile Felines Performing Like Ninja Cats

Japanese photographer Hisakata Hiroyuki takes a conceptually lighter approach to his creature images; he reveals the delightful world of ninja cats—otherwise ordinary felines captured in the midst of action that look like they’re performing martial arts. Hiroyuki’s portraits demonstrate the impressive agility of young cats. Using a feather toy and high-speed photography techniques, he shows how each creature bends and twists with ease, and many of the cats have incredible verticals and leap far into the air. Endangered Animal Photos Bring Out the Humanity in Fragile Species. Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings. The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters.

The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive quality of oceans with over half of his 6,000+ paintings from his lifetime being devoted to the subject. What separates Aivazovsky's seascape paintings from others is his ability to replicate both the intensity and motion as well as the translucency and texture. His energetic waves and calm ripples are equally effective. Aivazovsky also plays with colors, simulating the effects of sunlight filtering through the waters to present an ethereal quality that imitates a sort of magical realism.

There's something absolutely stunning about the painter's ability to skillfully emulate the emotional connection to the coastal scenes that translates centuries later. via [reddit, ArmSite, Wikipedia] Louisa Chalatashvili — New East 100 — The Calvert Journal. Photographer Captures Magnificent Beauty of Radiant Winter Mornings in Belarus. Graphic Designer Uses Paper Clip as in Art Depicting Mental Illness. Anxiety In 2013, Project Semicolon began to take the world by storm in a global movement to support those who struggle with self-harm, addiction, and suicidal thoughts.

Graphic Designer Uses Paper Clip as in Art Depicting Mental Illness

The initiative spawned, among other things, tattoos of semicolons as a symbol of “not the end, but a new beginning.” Meticulous Pattern Arrangement is a Soothing Things Organized Neatly. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Calling himself an “object arranger,” Adam Hillman sees the beauty in things organized neatly. Taking everyday things like matches, cotton swabs, and push pins, he meticulously places them in mesmerizing patterns that transform them from the ordinary into the extraordinary. Divorced from their original function, the items hardly look like themselves, and with Hillman's intervention, they function as a single form that electrifies the composition. Learn About Simon McCheung's Surreal Digital Photography.

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Learn About Simon McCheung's Surreal Digital Photography

If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Louis Wain's Schizophrenic Cats. Thomas Romain Creates Father Son Art Inspired by Sons' Drawings. Anime artist and doting dad Thomas Romain continues to create professional illustrations inspired by his young sons' doodles and drawings. Since we last checked in on this ongoing series of father/son art, Romain has created “The Father And Sons Design Workshop,” a creation hub and platform for sharing new art with the public. Beetle Sculptures Encrusted with Minerals by Nozomi. Learn Hand Lettering, the Charming Art of Custom Typography.

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