body painting

body painting

Women of Colour Examine Assimilation Through Body Painting

Ashleigh Alexandria paints her models to blend in and stand out in urban spaces.
Francesca Capossela
6.30.17
painting

These Layered Photo-Paintings Are Several Works of Art at Once

Vesa Kivinen combines oil painting, body painting, and nature photography to create a work of art that is several pieces and one piece simultaneously
Francesca Capossela
6.13.17
Bodypainting

[NSFW] Times Square Went Nude for "Bodypainting Day"

“When you express yourself, it actually looks like this,” says artist Andy Golub of the hundred or so naked and painted bodies around him.
Laura Conner
6.12.17
body painting

Meet the Body Painting Artist Disrupting Portraiture

Known for creating the illusion that real-life people and places are inside the world of a 2D painting, Alexa Meade was among those honored at the 2017 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards.
Kara Weisenstein
5.5.17
body painting

Nike and Beyoncé Love This Nigerian Body Painting Artist

Laolu Senbanjo uses the body as a canvas for his bold and geometric painted patterns.
Anna Marks
3.14.17
feminist art

By Painting Boobs on Boobs, This Artist Subverts Instagram's Anti-Woman Censorship

Freeing the nipple with Barcelona-based artist Claudia Sahuquillo.
Kelsey Lannin
3.8.17
Art

"Body Marbling" Is Body Painting's Trippy Cousin

This UV-reactive paint dip will turn your skin into a work of glowing art.
J.H. Fearless
2.5.17
Art

F*ck Contouring, We Just Want More of This Magical Hogwarts Body Art

Makeup and special effects aesthete Georgina Ryland keeps the fantasy and the artistry close to her heart.
Diana Shi
1.28.17
Art

Body Painting and Performance Art Collide in 'SCAR CYMBALS'

Donna Huanca slathers naked bodies with paint, latex, and cosmetics to confront our reactions to flesh.
DJ Pangburn
11.21.16
Art

Hyperrealistic Body Paintings Blend into Iconic Landmarks

Artist Trina Merry reworks the nude to explore a spectrum of cultural and political issues.
Andrew Nunes
10.24.16
Art

A Makeup Magician Masters the Surrealist Selfie

Warning: Dain Yoon’s beautiful, trippy face paintings might make you dizzy.
Kara Weisenstein
8.24.16
Art

[Insta of the Week] A Very-Pregnant Amanda Palmer Recreates a Damien Hirst

Said Amanda Fucking Palmer, "This is a slightly weird one, but bear with me."
Sami Emory
8.21.15