Some suggest crusade against bush was started by porn industry in mid 80's, and quickly picked-up by popular culture. Younger generation never heard about it or seen it the way "god intended", but slowly bush is making a come-back, and being embraced by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, Lady Gaga, Madonna and even Hank Moody (David Duchovny) in Californication was making his case in favor of "some hair down there" for gods sake...
New York based artist Marilyn Minter spend months taking pictures of female pubic hair, in different colors, shapes and textures and depicting them in "glitzy", beautiful sensual close-up photos and paintings of natural femininity.
For art book "Plush" Marilyn collaborated with publisher Fulton Ryder to release very limited edition of 500 copies and 10 deluxe copies.
In a small sampling from the book - here are 20 reasons why bush is beautiful...
Courtesy: Marilyn Mi [...]
Fashion artist from Kiev (Ukraine) Dina Lynnyk collaborated with photographer Roma Pashkovskiy to create eerie photo series appropriately named "Creepy Kids". In her collages Dina's white eyed models and their pale, static facial expressions provide surrealistic staging for fashion by likes of Balenciaga and Vivienne Westwood.
In 2011 Dina Lynnyk was selected as a best young fashion designer by Harpers Bazaar Fashion Forward.
More of Dina's work can be found on her Behance page.
Photography: Roma Pashkovskiy
Idea: Dina Lynnyk [...]
Short film by Alvaro de la Herrán for GQ Spain created in the spirit of "Fifty shades of Grey". Music by Your Nemesis. For more of Alvaro's videos visit his Vimeo page.
Mine from Alvaro de la Herrán on Vimeo. [...]
It might be the future of advertising media. Static movie posters look boring and dated compared to their animated siblings. Imgur user who prefers to stay anonymous, created these movie posters by using animated gif's and what a difference it made...
In the world of body-canvassing tattoos it might seem overly simplistic, but "Tiny Tattoo" series created by photographer Austin Tott have a minimalistic Zen quality to them. Small tattoo images, drawn on stretched yet relaxed hand, play-off the backgrounds providing a symbolic narrative. A laconic branding of the surrounding world and a subtle reminder how often less is more.
Photography by Austin Tott [...]
Textile artist from Yorkshire Mister Finch collects pieces of fabric to create amazing creatures, some just like from spooky fairytales. Without formal training he draws his inspiration from insects, birds and flowers and gives them a certain surreal touch. Yarn and fabric mementos from peoples lives are given a second life by reshaping them in to creatures, friendly enough if you get to know them closer.
Photos via Mister Finch [...]
In their first joint exhibition called “Ô les Mains” photographers Babak Hosseiny and Jeffrey Vanhoutte created series of images with hands depicted as a symbolic expressions for our fears, desires, wishes and obstacles.
Photography by Babak Hosseiny and Jeffrey Vanhoutte [...]
French photographer Laurent Seroussi fused female form with insect bodies in enchantingly realistic series "Insectes". The results nothing short of an amazing - in surreal sort of way. Softness of feminine lines contrasts sharply with spiky edges of insect bodies, showing other, more dangerous side hiding behind seductive beauty.
Photography by Laurent Seroussi [...]