Emil Alzamora

"Afterlife Afterthought" by Peruvian-American artist Emil Alzamora. This one is particularly odd because it also the perfect image of a "rokurokubi" -- a traditional Japanese monster/ghost. It's unclear whether the connection was intentional or not.

Dutch artist Rosa Verloop has extended her body of work with these "Nylon Sculptures". The highly textural pieces capitalize on the key medium used, stockings, which is tucked and molded to create a distinctly human-like figure. The flesh-colored panty hose fortify the anthropomorphic qualities of the work, manipulated in an organic fashion with drawing pins to create something strangely exotic.

Dutch artist Rosa Verloop as found an interesting use for stockings. By molding, folding, and squeezing common nylon stockings, Verloop has created in.

Rachel Niffenegger floral textile piece.Watercolor, acrylic, spray-paint, plaster and mixed media on fabric on paper

rachel niffenegger - i think of ophelia, a quiet-colored but insensitive fog

Badass embroidery art by Peruvian artist Ana Teresa Barboza is equal parts delicate, feminine, gruesome and spine-tingling.

DISMORFOBINA.  Barcelona-based photographer Natalia Pereira created this uncomfortable series, Dismorfobina.  The photographs brings attention to body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a mental illness involving body image issues that results in depression and social phobia. The artist says of the series that it is a “message that encourages us to search for our imperfection.” Natalia Pereira8

Barcelona-based photographer Natalia Pereira created the Dismorfobina. The photographs brings attention to body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a mental illness involving body image issues that results in depression and social phobia.

ana teresa barboza

Detail, untitled by Peruvian fiber artist Ana Teresa Barboza Embroidery and transfer on canvas, 120 x 130 cm. via the artist's site


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Absolutely fallen in love with the stitch-work of Ana Teresa Barboza.

Embroidery by Ana Teresa Barboza

Ana Teresa Barboza embroidery creates a relationship between human skin and embroidery.

ana teresa barboza lo borda

Ana Teresa Barboza - Thread and Needle 2 hate the themes' angst, but I love the originality in embroidery art. So unusual, but at least the artist used to have the guts !

Primary image- welsh wild flower

Primary image- welsh wild flower

Ana Teresa Barboza | http://www.yellowtrace.com.au/2013/12/04/ana-teresa-barboza-embroidery/

Badass Embroidery by Ana Teresa Barboza

LA FLORISTA by Ana Teresa Barboza, known for her unusual embroidery art.

Orchid 1985 by Elizabeth Blackadder - print

Elizabeth Blackadder(Scottish, Orchid 1985 Colour etching and aquatint on paper

Medium Mixed media Mussel Shell Picture - Folksy - creative, original, tactile - would be nice in a bathroom or bedroom?

Medium Mixed media Mussel Shell Picture

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