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Fashion by liuyi

Fashion by liuyi

May 25th, 2015

Dose of quality fashion portrait photography by liuyi. Visit liuyi

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Outfits of the Week #02

May 25th, 2015

Oufits of the Week by fashion blogger Racquel Paiva, Valerie Husemann, Caroline Louis and Anouska Proetta Brandon. More fashion blogger outifts here.

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Portraits and Illustrations by Johnson Ting

Portraits and Illustrations by Johnson Ting

May 25th, 2015

Set of various quality digital illustrations by talented Johnson Ting, an artist from New York. Visit Johnson Ting

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FEED Projects by Joey L.

FEED Projects by Joey L.

May 25th, 2015

People portrait photography by a Brooklyn, NY based artist, Joey L.. Visit Joey L.

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Angelarium 3 by Peter Mohrbacher

Angelarium 3 by Peter Mohrbacher

May 25th, 2015

Set of exceptional digital artworks by Peter Mohrbacher, an artist from the US. Visit Peter Mohrbacher

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Beautiful Artworks by Karin Miller

My work is a visual play between beauty and tragedy, rhythm and interruption – searching for a sense of order in the overwhelming chaos of life. Two main metaphors I use are those of disguise and pattern. Apart from the obvious masks, I play games of hide and seek with the viewer. Issues are veiled; in the discovery of detail, deceit is revealed and absurdly inverted. My art deals with the typically South African ability to laugh at ourselves, and consequently, to play and take risk. Playfulness is seen in the variety of patterns. The first layer of observation reveals simple decorativeness, but closer looking introduces the heroes who are the personalities that are either super good or super bad. In this lie the acidic hero or smug tyrant and bedfellow of the sad footman. Celebrities and political figures form, in a broader sense, the wallpaper background of our lives. In masking a sense of defeat and despair, all is structured in order, attempting to create sanity and in this, beauty is given the trump card. Beauty affirms our sense of comfort, which is visualized by balance and symmetry and presents us with a sense of warm reassurance. However, my works simultaneously seek out comfort’s opposite side of uneasiness and thus creates tension – as a result a sting is revealed. My cloned icons are cyber creatures that are comfortable with their awkward antics. The play on sexuality and it’s striving towards physical perfection becomes not only seduction in the realm of personal politics but the mask of all our devious underhanded games. At times my characters exchange humble gifts, and in a way, I feel the stab at our bizarre world is the console I give myself.

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Michael Dachstein

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