Body Art

October 2, 2021

60+ Artistic Halloween Makeup Ideas to Inspire Your Next Spooky Look

Halloween is just around the corner and, for many, that means it’s time to get creative. If you haven’t already planned your costume, chances are you’re going to need to work some last-minute magic if you want to amaze and terrify fellow guests at the next spook-tastic party. Thankfully, Halloween makeup is the perfect way to show off your creativity, but still allows you to save time and money.

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January 7, 2021

Poignant Photos Highlight the “Invisibility of Poverty”

Just because you can’t see it, does that mean it isn’t there? That is a question easily invoked by photographs from UNICEF China’s 2008 campaign to raise awareness about the “invisibility of poverty” affecting children in China. In a series of poignant photographs, homeless children in Beijing were painted identical to their surroundings so that they were almost indiscernible from the cityscape around them.

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August 4, 2017

10 Cutting-Edge Artists Who Use the Human Body as a Canvas

As contemporary artists push themselves to explore deeper levels of creativity, it’s not unusual to find interesting art mediums beyond the standard canvas. Since the 1960s, artists have increasingly explored the use of the human body as a vehicle for expression. And while body art is often thought of as a type of performance art, using the body for creative purposes occurs well before Marina Abramovic or Dennis Oppenheim carried out their performances.

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October 29, 2015

Husband Announces Wife’s Pregnancy through Creative Belly Transformations

Simon Schaffrath and his wife are excitedly expecting their first child next month. To celebrate the special occasion, the couple collaborated on a series of unique photographs that even allowed their unborn son, Theodor, to participate. To create these unconventional images, Schaffrath cleverly incorporated his partner's pregnant belly into the photo shoot.

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