1. bobbycaputo:

    Rebecca Drolen’s Photographs Of Hair Explore Death And Femininity In Striking New Ways

    In Hair Pieces, the photographer Rebecca Drolen examines the relationship between human beings and our hair, highlighting the impulse to deem body hair beautiful or strange. Inspired by what she calls the “archival” power of hair to outlive the rest of the human body, Drolen engages with hair pieces in comical and yet starkly emotional narratives. In the striking series, human hair transforms from ornamentation to elixir to parasite, creating a poignant work that elevates the mundane to the transcendent.

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  2. untrustyou:

    Doublefaced No. 30

    Sebastian Bieniek

    I’ve seen this series floating around for a while now.  Conceptually, I like them a lot better than their eventual aesthetic execution.  Given a stronger background in oil painting or even face painting, these could be much more surreal.  To me, that would make them much stronger.  These just seem a bit rushed and childish, but everybody’s all about the conceptual these days.  What do you guys think?

    (via kittyteacupcat)

     
  3. Indigo by Igor Voloshin

    (Source: photodom.com)

     
  4. Head toward the light.

    Darkshines by Brittany Dona-lyn

     
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  6. Al Farrow’s Reliquaries series depicts the holy buildings of various religions using bullets, missiles, shells, and other weapons.  

    Shown here:

    Mosque III (after National Mosque of Nigeria)
    Tank killer missiles, Bullets,
    Shell casings, Steel, Trigger.
    25”H x 31”W x 29”D
    2011

     
  7. An artist (name?) at UNCED created giant fish sculptures out of plastic bottles to highlight the plastic debris problem.

    via Huffpo

     
  8. Anders Krisárbronze cast attached to a heat isolator in close proximity to another cast made of beeswax

    (Source: free-parking, via skeletal-chill)

     
  9. Portrait, Kinda by Sascha Braunig

     
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  11.  Ben Turnbull carves guns into wooden desks.


    “Force fed on violence, abused by a controlling superpower and blackmailed through patriotism, the public are ultimately as disposable as the toys they once played with”

     

  12. dontletmommasee:

    As most of you know, I am a portrait artist (www.allisoneve.tumblr.com). I am looking into doing a series that involve topless Tuesday posts. I am planning on painting these posts on really kitschy fabric. That’s right, I’m painting them on grandma fabric. It’s meant to be a statement on…

    Signal boost for important artwork.

     
  13. Transcendent Victors by Oliver Vernon

    (This guy’s amazing)