Can you read my face? Artists distort faces with magazine pictures to create bizarre expressions
Poking fun at the fashion industry, French artists Bruno Metra and Laurence Jeanson stick images of facial features cut out from fashion magazines over the models to form new facial expressions.
Influenced By Jenny Saville
Again part of my Photography course of 'distorting the hunman face'. i placed my model up again a window and postioned her features to where i wanted them to be to cause good comporition and line. i used photoshop to make the black parts darker to make them stand out more and increased the clarity to make her hair strands sharper.
“Body Memory” at Princeton University Art Museum
“Body Memory” gathers together contemporary works—most of them from the museum’s permanent collection—that deploy the human body as either subject or material. As one might expect, many of the pieces in the exhibition examine issues of power and desire as they relate to the objectified or idealized human form. Kenyan-born, New York–based artist Wangechi Mutu’s Chorus Line, 2008, comprises eight contorted, or violently deformed, female figures created with watercolor and collaged elements…
Photographer combines images of real women with perfect body parts
A project by California-based photographer Charlotte Niel titled Body Options explores the lengths to which women are willing to go to attain physical perfection.
“Dismorfobina” is a series of photographs made by the Spanish artist Natalia Pereira based in Barcelona. A series of portraits whose face was disfigured by a rubber band wrapped tightly around the subject’s head reflects “the distortion of our identity when we are desperately trying to fit into a perfect mold that is not ours. An endless quest and need to be what we are not. ”