“The Forgotten Dream”: Photo Manipulations That Show What If 1900s Immigrants Arrived In Present Day New York City

In her photo series titled The Forgotten Dream, Hungarian artist Flora Borsi (previously) found black and white photos of immigrants arriving in the United States in the early 1900s, colorized them, and Photoshopped the people into modern-day photos of New York City. Continue reading »

What If Abstract Models Were Real People? Photographer Imagines What The Subjects In Famous Paintings Would Look Like!

In her Real Life Models series Hungarian photographer Flora Borsi (previously) imagines what real life models of strange abstract paintings would have looked like. Through some pretty hilarious photo manipulation Borsi examines the models for paintings by Kees van Dongen, Rudolf Hausner, and Picasso among others. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Beautiful Mashups Between Her Eyes And Animals

According to an artist Flora Borsi: “The photoshoot was done in 1 hour, I just made pictures of myself with the matching hairstyle and makeup, and then matched with the photos of each animal. The manipulation took me up to 20 hours for each. “Animeyed” previously appeared on many social media platforms, but now it’s an extended version with additional images.” Continue reading »

This Artist Combines Human And Animal Features Into A Single Self-Portrait

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Forming a likeness between the animal kingdom and the human form, hungarian artist Flora Borsi has formed the series ‘animeyed’, which creates curious hybrid beings from two different species. The collection of self-portraits sees Borsi situated side-by-side six separate creatures: a cat, dove, blowfish, goldfish, snake and hare. The effect forms hybrid entities that play with the perception of the viewer and cleverly display the physical similarities between the human and animal features. Continue reading »

The Woman Who Turns Models into Monsters

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Flora Borsi was fed up of seeing perfect fashion photographs – so instead of retouching them, she started ‘detouching’ them, morphing the models into surrealist portraits that she calls her ‘little monsters’ Continue reading »

Detroit Then And Now: An Artist Combined Historic Pictures Of Detroit With Modern Photographs

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According to photographer Flora Borsi:”The City of Detroit has gone through a major economic and demographic decline in recent decades. The population of the city has fallen from a high of 1,850,000 in 1950 to 701,000 in 2013. The automobile industry in Detroit has suffered from global competition and has moved much of the remaining production out of Detroit. Not so very long ago, Detroit was a rich, beautiful city, full of vibrant people. I have been there twice recently and I was saddened by the status of the abandoned buildings and factories I saw. I imagined how the city, its streets and buildings might have looked in past decades. I found pictures from the previous century and combined them with the photographs I took during my most recent visit to Detroit. What if these people from the past could see their beloved place now? Could Detroit rise again? I hope so.” Continue reading »