Beautifully Composed Portraits of Bones

eiji-yuzawa-bones-1

As sculptural as they may appear, these are actually images of real bones. Japan-based photographer Eiji Yuzawa captured these remarkable images of animal and fish bones in a beautifully artistic way that is revered by both the art and science communities. The simple, minimalist aesthetic provides an excellent view for observation of these organic frames, from a biological standpoint.

Propped against a black backdrop, the skeletal remains are spotlighted, revealing every intricacy. Being able to see minute details within the texture of each bones' surface is really astounding. Even more baffling is the fact that these photos don't induce a nauseating feeling for someone as squeamish as me. It is the mark of a true master of photography with an artistic vision to accomplish such a feat.

eiji-yuzawa-bones-2eiji-yuzawa-bones-3eiji-yuzawa-bones-4eiji-yuzawa-bones-5eiji-yuzawa-bones-6eiji-yuzawa-bones-7eiji-yuzawa-bones-8eiji-yuzawa-bones-9eiji-yuzawa-bones-10Eiji Yuzawa website
via [Spoon & Tamago]

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
Become a
My Modern Met Member
As a member, you'll join us in our effort to support the arts.
Become a Member
Explore member benefits

Sponsored Content

[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]