jordi gual

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jordi gual’s photos at flickr

petrina hicks

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petrina hicks

gently subverts the pervasive language of photography as it is used in advertising and publicity, creating edgy images that intrigue and disturb. while she primarily works with people, her works transcend the boundaries of portraiture as she finds beauty in perceived imperfections and renders idealized beauty strange.

jane birkin

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she’s one of those swinging sixties, between london & paris, don’t really know what she did / does (acting? singing? modelling?), gets naked a lot (but in that sixties way) vintage babes – with a handbag named after her. herewith follows some photos, just because she’s cool. some are slightly nsfw (as she enjoys the nude, respect).

john singer sargent

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not called the most successful portrait painter of his era for nothing

covers

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covering covers lets me combine some of my favourite things; portraiture, pencil sketching, typography, graphic design…

tempted to borrow this idea from john paul thurlow

karen klassen

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karen klassen – visit her website & blog

via book by its cover