Monochrome Monday with Alexandra Bellissimo If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to the RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! This goes a bit further than the usual monochrome photography we post on Monday, wouldn’t you say? I really like how unique and conceptual Alexandra’s images are, her creations sit perfectly on that fine line between purely aesthetic and thought-provoking.
Egbert van Panderen Engraving, 1610-20 Mors sceptra ligonibus aequat "Death makes sceptres and hoes equal." Mors vltima linea rerum "Death, the final boundary of things." Horace Divitiis flores... "You flourish in wealth, and boast of the society of the great and powerful; you rejoice in the beauty of the body and the honours which men pay to you. Consider yourself, that you are mortal, that you are earth, and into the earth you shall go." Quotation from Prosper Tiro of Aquitaine
One man’s trash is another artist’s treasure, or I think that’s how it goes. Sydney-based artist Freya Jobbins makes bizarre sculptures of human faces and chiselled physiques, as well as famous characters like The Terminator, Darth Vader, and Batman. What’s more amazing is her choice of material: hundreds of discarded doll body parts. The process […]