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Valentina M. by Maja Brcic

Valentina M. by Maja Brcic

July 1st, 2015

Set of creative portrait / make-up photography by Croatian artist Maja Brcic. Visit Maja Brcic

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Photography by Hollie

Photography by Hollie

July 1st, 2015

Hot female portrait photography by Hollie, an artist from Germany. Visit Hollie

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Bubbles by Atelier Olschinsky

Bubbles by Atelier Olschinsky

July 1st, 2015

Set of brilliant digital bubbles by Vienna, Austria – based Atelier Olschinsky. Visit Atelier Olschinsky

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36DAYSOFTYPE 2015 by Rezaliando

36DAYSOFTYPE 2015 by Rezaliando

July 1st, 2015

Set of hot 3d typographic artworks by Rezaliando, an artist from Singapore. Visit Rezaliando

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Aves Rosas by Lucia Carriquiry

Aves Rosas by Lucia Carriquiry

June 30th, 2015

Collection of amazing make-up / portrait photography by Lucia Carriquiry. Visit Lucia Carriquiry

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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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