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Artist Uses Right Hand to Turn Her Left hand Into Optical Illusions

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Israeli artist Vika Bren paints her left hand to create various optical illusions that capture the viewer’s imagination when placed against a dark background. Continue reading »

“Spot the Body!”: Meet the Artist Transforming Human Bodies Into Stunning Artwork

A talented artist has transformed the human body into fine art in these incredible photographs.

Craig Tracy became the first artist to open a gallery dedicated to body painting. He’s specialised in the genre for 20 years and, in that time, has painted hundreds of bodies with paintings of animals, diamonds, scenic views and even the Northern Lights. But it can be difficult to spot the body in the pictures. Continue reading »

“Ink Stories”: Intoxicating Photos of Remarkable Women and Their Tattoos by Reka Nyari

Body art is, when you get down to it, a form of storytelling — each piece of ink contributes to a narrative that can encompass a single tattoo, or an entire body. Photographer Reka Nyari explores and subverts traditional ideas of beauty and gender, recontextualizing the aesthetics of sexuality through a female gaze; her “Ink Stories” continues that work via a series of sometimes pointed, sometimes erotic, and always fascinating images of tattooed women and the stories they tell with their bodies. Continue reading »

Woman Spends Up to 11 Hours Turning Herself Into the Most Stunning Optical Illusions

Hannah Grace, a creative mother-of-one from the UK, has been doing makeup illusions for only a couple of years, but she is already one of the most talented artists in the business. Continue reading »

Fabulous Hand Painting Art By Mario Mariotti

Though we sometimes forget, art doesn’t have to be sophisticated, or grand, or expensively made. Never was this more apparent than with the life’s work of the late Italian composer-turned-artist Mario Mariotti (1936–1997), who turned away from his considerable music career to make simplistic art on the most readily available medium: his hands. Continue reading »