The porcelain looks fragile without being cracked, but it being broken brings a further sense of vulnerability, especially since it's floating in the air as if frozen while falling to the ground to shatter even more.
Interesting collage piece by Franz Falckenhaus. both images tie together through similar colour pallet. The scattered fragments of the face almost look suspended in the air creating a beauty within the violence of the image.
Exploding Lightbulbs: High-Speed Photos by Jon Smith American photographer Jon Smith fills lightbulbs with colorful objects and liquids before causing them to explode and using high-speed photography to capture them as they burst into pieces.