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Photo Series Shows Fashion Faces Transformed to Appear Grotesque
Ofer Wolberger, photograph, part of the series Crumpled Paper (2013). This is a case where the disfigured portrait, a model, betrays a darker truth about our humanity as the artist attempts to portray her as grotesque. Is outward beauty a sign of inner beauty or do the two have nothing to do with one another? Socrates believed that inner beauty was purity of soul by living a virtuous life, arguing that outer beauty can distract and deceive others and ourselves as to the true state of our soul.