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f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

Look Inside: Yang Maoyuan

Monograph of Yang Maoyuan featuring a wide range of works produced between 1986 and 2006 including his recent sculpture series Look Inside. The series consists of marble reproductions of a group of ancient Greek and roman plaster statues commonly seen in fine arts supply stores. He removed the “classic” curly hair and beard in the original images of these models so that these famous statues all became consistently elliptical. He then flattened a certain outstanding facial feature of these marble head portraits, be it a nose, corners of the mouth or a chin. The series attracted a lot of attention and according to a German critic, the series is a critique of ‘the education methods of copying Western sculptures as well as the use Western aesthetics as prototypes of beauty

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awkwardsituationist:

the kisan family, who live on the outskirts of lakhapada, india adopted a sloth bear cub who, following a herd of goats, wondered into their home one day and didn’t want to leave. sloth bears are an endangered species, and, contrary to the docile nature of this one, are typically very aggressive and deadly. consequently, buddu, as he was named, was ultimately removed from the home by forest department officials and returned to his ever diminishing natural habitat. photos by biswaranjan rout

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departured:

trendingly:

What Cities Would Look Like Without Lights

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omg this is so cool take a look 

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kayruhe:

http://500px.com/photo/8225508
L A R I S S A | by Kay Ruhe

kayruhe:

http://500px.com/photo/8225508

L A R I S S A | by Kay Ruhe

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vintageblackglamour:

Cecil Williams in the 1950s - and today. I am taking the liberty of posting Mr. Williams again so people can see him now. From my original post: I thought about this searing, beautiful picture today in light of recent events in the United States. I, like many others, shared it a few years ago on my blog, but it was only today that I finally found the name of the man in the photograph! His name is Cecil Williams and, he happens to be a photographer himself. The photo was probably taken by Mr. Williams mentor, John Goodwin, who joined him for a talk at Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina in September 2013 about their experiences as black photographers in South Carolina during Jim Crow and the Civil Rights era. Mr. Williams, an Orangeburg, South Carolina native was a correspondent for Jet Magazine when he was only 15 and made national news after shooting some crucial pictures after the 1968 Orangeburg Massacre. This picture of Mr. Williams currently hangs over the water fountain on the Garden level of the Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina.

vintageblackglamour:

Cecil Williams in the 1950s - and today. I am taking the liberty of posting Mr. Williams again so people can see him now. From my original post: I thought about this searing, beautiful picture today in light of recent events in the United States. I, like many others, shared it a few years ago on my blog, but it was only today that I finally found the name of the man in the photograph! His name is Cecil Williams and, he happens to be a photographer himself. The photo was probably taken by Mr. Williams mentor, John Goodwin, who joined him for a talk at Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina in September 2013 about their experiences as black photographers in South Carolina during Jim Crow and the Civil Rights era. Mr. Williams, an Orangeburg, South Carolina native was a correspondent for Jet Magazine when he was only 15 and made national news after shooting some crucial pictures after the 1968 Orangeburg Massacre. This picture of Mr. Williams currently hangs over the water fountain on the Garden level of the Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina.

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nearlyvintage:

 Salma Hayek, 1995

nearlyvintage:

 Salma Hayek, 1995

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thelonelyscarecrow:

castiels-time-traveler:

nintendocanada:

mapsontheweb:

Map of the World by Natural Skin Color

i’m really dumbfounded that i never realized skin colour is literally just caused by being closer to or farther from the equator and the resulting sun exposure and skin darkening

actually, its an adaptation. natural selection. people with darker skin are selected for in areas near the equator, where the melanin that causes the darker color protects them from radiation and protects them from skin cancer and other health defects, and because they are healthier they can pass on that trait more. people near the poles have lighter skin because it allows them absorb more of the limited sunlight to convert to vitamin d. 

THIS IS THE THING SOME PEOPLE HATE OTHER PEOPLE OVER.Evolution of melanin levels based on geographical location.

thelonelyscarecrow:

castiels-time-traveler:

nintendocanada:

mapsontheweb:

Map of the World by Natural Skin Color

i’m really dumbfounded that i never realized skin colour is literally just caused by being closer to or farther from the equator and the resulting sun exposure and skin darkening

actually, its an adaptation. natural selection. people with darker skin are selected for in areas near the equator, where the melanin that causes the darker color protects them from radiation and protects them from skin cancer and other health defects, and because they are healthier they can pass on that trait more. people near the poles have lighter skin because it allows them absorb more of the limited sunlight to convert to vitamin d. 

THIS IS THE THING SOME PEOPLE HATE OTHER PEOPLE OVER.

Evolution of melanin levels based on geographical location.

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asylum-art:

'We are the Music Makers and the Dreamers of Dreams'

Photography & styling by Amberly Valentine for  Hedonist Magazine, December  2013 
Hair: Guiseppe Bulzis
Make-up: Akari Sugino
Models: Shannon Brennan & Irina Roshik

 

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asylum-art:

Flower Paintings (Flower of Memory).of Fuco Ueda

at Thinkspace Gallery 

Known for her surreal paintings of girls surrounded by hyper-colored flora and fauna, the (Flower of Memory).ese artist’s works are at once shocking and serene.

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asylum-art:

 Bizarrely Beautiful  sculpture by Megan E Craddock

highfirefaunaceramics’

deerly beloved
salfired paperclay - 2012