Gorgeous work by Paris-based photographer Laurent Champoussin. I asked Laurent to explain his work and here’s what he said: “I’ve always been interested by the écorché model. I was inspired by the classical representations of Andréas Vesalius, Charles Estienne or Adrian Van Den Spieghel. My idea was to play with… Read More »Cardiovascular Paper by Laurent Champoussin
Here is the awesome cover of WAD’s 10th anniversary mag. WAD, which stands for We’ar Different, is a mag all about fashion and culture. If you have never read it, I highly recommend it. It’s awesome, you will be hooked, I swear, so be sure to go out and grab a copy! Or at least… Read More »WAD 10th anniversary cover
Eww, so that’s what kissing looks like anatomically. This is a still image from Madonna’s “4 Minutes” music video. The effects were created by Paris based Mikros Image who specialize in digital post-production and visual effects for feature films and commercials. Watch the video here, they did an absolutely seamless… Read More »Anatomy of a Kiss
Peter Chmela – “Don’t judge people according to their appearance.” This is a brilliant photographic project filmed by Peter Chmela. If you look carefully, you can see that each photo spells out a word of the title phrase. [via FabrikProject]
From left to right we have, Guilt, Suspicion, Innocence, Distrust, and Overly-heavy-mascara (aka draaaama queen). I see potential for a cartoon series… By Flickr user soheresanomelette.
Amazing imagery by the famous photographer, Richard Avedon. Definitely worth looking through the entire collection here! “In Memory of the Late Mr. and Mrs. Comfort” is a photographic fable shot in 1995 for The New Yorker by uber photographic legend Richard Avedon. Considering that one half of the couple is… Read More »In Memory of the Late Mr. and Mrs. Comfort
Very cool photography by James Parker. [submitted by Nina]
Via DesignYouTrust: The work of American artist Margot Knight sticks in the mind: a strange parallel universe of double takes and playful, sometimes dark, surrealism. She draws inspiration from a rich history of photographic artists who focus on the body and her parents’ medical textbooks. She says, “I begin with objects… Read More »Margot Quan Knight
As a tattoo artist, Thomas Hooper always wanted to have a good reference that shows skulls in every possible angle. He wasn’t able to find a decent resource, so he decided to make his own. Book of Skulls contains 400 full color photographs of human and animal skulls shot at… Read More »Thomas Hooper’s Book of Skulls
As one of the leading photographers working in celebrity and fashion photography, Ruven Afandor infuses his Evolution of the Species series for Elle Italia with a morbid academic beauty. He places beauty and fashion directly into a world far removed from the superficiality of pretty aesthetics. I find that the skeletons… Read More »Ruven Afanador’s Morbid Academia
Photographer Justin Quinnell, captures these interesting perspectives by placing a pinhole camera in his mouth. Biting your nails never looked so scary!