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Facekini: Chinese Bathers Strange-looking Yet Fashionable Skin Protection By Philipp Engelhorn
The facekini is just what it sounds like: a head-sock, often in colorful patterns, worn over the head to protect one's face from the sun. They've become hugely popular in China, and the world of high fashion embraced them with a spread in CR, the new magazine from former Vogue Paris editor Carine ...  More
Feb. 20, 2018
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Matt Story Both Photo-realistic And Dreamlike Underwater Scenes
'I try to paint contemporary life as to capture crystals of pristine memory that we all share but never describe to one another. Each composition uses the gesture of figure or setting to evoke a platonic form, an archetypal notion, a distilled essence, that thing that lasts beyond the moment.' - ...  More
Nov. 13, 2017
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The Swimmers: Emma Hartvig Glamorous Underwater Series About Synchronized Swimmers
Swedish photographer Emma Hartvig’s has just created a series titled The Swimmers about the Aqualillies, a Los Angeles-based group of synchronized swimmers who approached her upon learning she was in town. 'They have apparently been following my work for quite some time, and asked if I would ...  More
Oct. 24, 2017
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Samantha French’s Bright And Lively Underwater Paintings Explore The Idea Of Escape And Tranquility
Born and raised in north central Minnesota, Samantha French graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005. French’s current body of work explores the idea of escape, the tranquility and nostalgia for the lazy summer days of her childhood. The series is inspired by Samantha’s ...  More
Sep. 17, 2017
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The Swimming Pool: Deanna Templeton’s Girls Underwater Look Like Pencil Drawings
The Swimming Pool is a photographic book from California-based street photographer Deanna Templeton (born 1969) that departs from her usual style to offer an expressive, intimate view of the human form underwater.  ...  More
Jul. 29, 2017
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Maria Svarbova Captures The Sterile, Geometric Beauty Of Swimming Pools
In the Swimming Pool is Maria's largest series yet, originating in 2014 and continuing to develop to date. Sparked by a hunt for interesting location, her fascination with the space of public swimming pools contributed to developing her visual style. Sterile, geometric beauty of old pools set the ...  More
Jul. 21, 2017