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04.24.14 Eugene Reznik

Earlier this week the Ukrainian government released photographic evidence linking the organized, suspiciously well-armed “pro-Russian” _________ leading insurgencies in the country’s eastern industrial cities to Russian military forces and “sabotage-reconnaissance” groups. The photos have been heavily scrutinized, and not for nothing — one of the misattributed images appears to be lifted right off of Maxim […]

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05.24.13 Marina Galperina

South Korea has the highest rate of plastic surgery per capita than anywhere else in the world. Plastic surgery has become not just the norm but “integral” to the so-called self-improvement process. Artist Ji Yeo notes pinpoints the source. It is a culture where men are judged on their financial balance sheet and women by their beauty. The […]

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03.19.13 Samer Kalaf

Bradley Hart takes bubble wrap and deliberately injects the bubbles with paint, creating portraits of Steve Jobs and scenes of Amsterdam. It’s remarkable how these jiggly little boils of paint can create such detailed results. That must have taken a lot of patience. The big question, though, is how does Hart resist the natural human urge to pop […]

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02.12.13 Samer Kalaf

Remember the fuss generated when Kate Middleton’s portrait came out, and it made her look like an old dame? It’s not nearly as unflattering as this portrait of Elizabeth I, owned by the Elizabethan Gardens of North Carolina and currently on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. The painting was done by […]

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09.13.10 Marina Galperina

Bicycle Portraits is a Kickstarter-funded photo book project by Stan Engelbrecht and Nic Grobler. Commuter cyclists aren’t common in South Africa, despite the “expensive and unsafe” public transport system, making these portraits of ordinary people with their bicycles and their stories that more affecting. […]

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