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Fiery Red Nordic Landscapes by Øystein Aspelund

Norwegian photographer Øystein Aspelund has done an exceptional job capturing the beauty of his region, through the use of projected light, smoke and fire he illuminates warmly these ice-cold landscapes. His temporary installations are a study of colors and shapes as well as the interaction humans have with natural environments—Aspelund explains: “Aiming to create a […]

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Alien Nation: Photography by Ekaterina Belinskaya

The award-winning (Russian-born, living in Los Angeles) photographer Ekaterina Belinskaya launched “Alien Nation” on Halloween—featuring alienesque demons, female-fetale robots and other bizarre characters wearing neon props and surrounded in black lighting. “Dark, beautiful and mysterious” is how she describes the images shot from her camera, the majority taken for the fashion industry and magazines such […]

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367: The Kooky and Offbeat Tattoos of Victor Zabuga

To say Viktor Zabuga’s works are minimalist or simplistic is a total understatement. Chockful of short millennial musings, contemporary symbols, and clean linework, Zabuga’s works are the silent voice of the European youth subculture. The only thing remotely simple about the tattoos he does is the essence of each piece. These are the modern sentiments of […]

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Nothing to See: Photography by Tim Tadder

“Nothing to See” is one of Tim Tadder’s latest photographic series where he works with model Jeane Turner to embrace her alopecia and raise awareness for others; his imagery is also a reflection of his frustration and anxiety of the current sociopolitical landscape in the United States. Strongly using red, white, and blue pigments to represent […]

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Graffiti Bombed Faces: Tattoos by Mashkow

Looking at the portfolio of Russia’s Mashkow is like a flashback to 90s graffiti in New York City. Instead of walls and subways being bombed, it is his tattoo designs of female faces. They’re composed in an emotional and beautiful way—colors, textures, lettering … showing distinctly how skillful Mashkow is. And for the veracity of […]

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Medieval, Stainless Glass Inspired Tattoos by Mikael de Poissy

With over 20 years of experience, having started at 17, Mikael de Poissy has seen the underground of tattooing rise to mainstream; today he keeps busy as editor of Tatouage magazine and ambassador of Tattoodo. He’s also an avid vintage and antique collector of tattoo memorabilia, and his continuous study of history has been a […]

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Megan Massacre Interview: On the Changing Tattoo Scene and Being a Cool Granny

There are very few tattoo artists working today more recognizable than Megan Woznicki. Though most know her better by professional name: Megan Massacre. It’s a marvel to see her at work, giving depth and texture to tattoos that blend different styles into one that is unmistakably hers. She’s just as quick with a kind smile […]

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The Beautiful Blue Tattoos of Lea Le Faucoon

LĂ©a Le Faucon studied arts and communication design at École Estienne and was an art director in advertising for some years. Now focused as an illustrator and tattooer working along side five other artists at La Menuiserie, a private studio in Paris; what really stands out is her all-vibrant-blue tattoos that look like 18th-century hand-painted “azulejo” […]

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Hypnotic Digital Sculptures by Maxim Shkret

Maxim Shkret is a Moscow-based artist creating digital sculptures of animals and people. The tools he uses include Autodesk 3ds Max, Vray, Corona Renderer, Pixologic Zbrush, and Wacom Intuos. His unique 3D modeling, reminiscent of paper art, captures the essence of flowing fur, ridged scales, and contoured bone. From foxes to dragons to fierce heroines, […]

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Radical Beauty: Elizaveta Porodina with Lily Moore

Elizaveta Porodina is a Munich-based (Moscow-born) fashion and fine-art photographer. Her work is experimental, bending reality with colour-burst surrealism and black-and-white romanticism. The emotional symbolism underlying her work derives from her studies in clinical psychology. Featured here is her contribution to Radical Beauty, a photo project aimed at challenging beauty normativity in contemporary culture. The […]