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Beauty Ideals Throughout History

A diverse cast of models shows how the standard of beauty for women has changed dramatically over time. Ancient Egypt (c. 1292 – 1069 B.C.)   Ancient Greece (c. 500 – 300 B.C.)   Han Dynasty (c. 206 B.C. – 220 A.D.)   Italian Renaissance (c. 1400 – 1700)   Victorian England (c. 1837 – […]

It’s Not Digital

The work of this artist is breathtaking! Because when an artist can do the job at hand that appears Digital (Then I ask myself: What did people think of this art before computers). Kazuki Takamatsu is creating paintings using a methodical process hand painting to get an impressive digital aesthetic. These paintings, part of the […]

22nd Century Ophelia

The image of Shakespeare’s Ophelia submerging herself in a river has inspired artists for centuries, from the 19th-century  to the contemporary photo studio Staudinger Franke. Their “Barrier” series features female models resting below the water’s surface in a way that evokes Hamlet’s tragic love interest. While Staudinger Franke typically work in advertising, this personal project shows […]

The mess of emotions

It’s a set of self-portraits in acrylic by Lee Rim. The artist first performed in front of a photographer playing with colors, then she chose the best shots to make them on the canvas. The central aspect of the entire work are the emotional aspects of human mentality.