Artist Shinichi Maruyama has found a way to make the human body even more interesting and beautiful: combining thousands of still photos of a nude subject dancing to create a single composite (and safe for work, because all details are blurred out) image. Check it out if you want to see something unexpectedly beautiful.
Jeana Jorgensen, PhD recently completed her doctoral degree in folklore and gender studies at Indiana University. She studies fairy tales and other narratives, dance, body art, feminist theory, digital humanities, and gender identity.
My boyfriend and I went to a Toulouse-Lautrec exhibit at the local art museum, and as we were climbing the stairs to get to the display—I noticed this painting on the staircase. The artist, Ryotaro Tokita, left the piece untitled, [...]
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Photographer Bill Durgin has created a series of posed shots where bodies stand in for fruits and vegetables in the traditional still life painting genre. The resulting photos are sensual and strangely compelling, provoking thoughts about the connections between bodies, [...]
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