Shaved

El afeitado hecho arte.


 



 

 

 

 

 

 
The Art of the Close Shave Demonstrated in Fashion Filmmaker Bart Hess’ Sexy Short

The seductive curves of a toned figure are slowly unveiled by the ultimate seamless shave in designer, animator and photographer Bart Hess’s sleek new film. Inspired by the aerodynamic forms of swimmers currently battling it out in the Olympic pool, Hess was aided by a pair of human shavers manipulating a two-meter long blade in turning a mechanical act of grooming into a strangely hypnotic performance. “What is important to me in my work is a sense of estranging,” admits Hess, who added the white bar in post-production to compound the uncanny feel of the film. “I want to show the spectator an image that may not be recognizable right away.” Collaborating on textiles with designers like Ann Sofie Back and Iris van Herpen, and sculpting unique outfits for photographer Nick Knight’s editorials for AnOther Magazine and US Vogue, Hess is known for his experimental treatment of materials, like the 15Ib slime dress created for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way album and video. “Normally within my work I am looking for the limits of a material,” says Hess. “But in this film I was looking for the limits of the shaving ritual by scaling it up to include the whole body.” Here, Hess takes NOWNESS beneath the skin of his shoot.
 

 

 
Bart Hess x NOWNESS
Concept and Design : Bart Hess
Music: Ricky van Broekhoven
Model: Coen – Touchemodels

 

vía NOWNESS & Bart Hess


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Contemporary Portrait of the Internet Artist

A Contemporary portrait of the internet artist” by Iocose es una curiosa y loca colección de cuadros. Se tratan de pinturas, óleos sobre tela, realizados por artistas chinos mal pagados que copian (literalmente) fotos de Getty Images con los típicos -y nada forzados- retratos de pintores.

PUNSETES . ‘Me gusta que me pegues’

Otra de las genialidades dirigidas por Canada.

Ben Medansky

Ben Medansky is a Los Angeles-based ceramicist originally hailing from the blue skies of Scottsdale, Arizona. His functional wares and objects d-art are inspired by architectural structures, industrial processes, and Memphis design.

Upon by Nikolo Kerimov

The main idea behind Upon-tea pot was to make/transform preparing and serving tea primarily to a visual experience.

Lynn Nguyen

Las oscuras ilustraciones de la artista Lynn Nguyen.

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The Doctor

Project by photographer Maria Svarbova.

MARS-1

Mario Martinez (aka MARS-1) paints from a penetrating perspective of great depth. Viewers are drawn into his imaginative compositions, overflowing with colorful geometric and organic shapes, layered to form unique patterns and textures.

Braainzz – Oops

Videoclip-collage creado por Johnny Chew.

ÉTAMINE

Collaboration by Isabelle Chapuis & the vegetal artist Duy Anh Nhan Duc.

Marcin Aleksander Surowiec

Volvemos a repasar los últimos tatuajes de uno de nuestros tatuadores fetiches, Marcin Aleksander Surowiec.

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ANDA by Tehila Guy

La original butaca hinchable diseñada por Tehila Guy.

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Zemer Peled

Las esculturas hechas con miles de fragmentos de porcelana de la artista Zemer Peled.

Tiffany Bozic

El virtuosismo de las ilustraciones de naturaleza y los toques metafóricos surrealistas en la colorida obra de Tiffany Bozic.

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Emulsifier

Emulsifier is a hand painted glass sculpture by Thomas Medicus. The anamorphic object is made out of 160 glass strips.

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Amfursand

Los preciosos y peludos ampersands creados por el tipógrafo americano David McLeod.

Lawrence Laske

Los increíbles muebles creados por el diseñador estadounidense Lawrence Laske.

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George the Poet – 1 2, 1 2

Music video directed by Abbie Stephens.

O

O by Cris Gris. La intensidad, el misterio, la provocación y la magia que produce un “simple” macro del cuerpo humano al desnudo.

Bronze Age by Tjep

Frank Tjepkema, diseñador y fundador de Tjep, vuelve a recuperar las técnicas más tradicionales al crear su línea de muebles “Bronze Age” para distanciarse todo lo posible de la tendencia actual del diseño industrial tan digitalizada.

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Meet your Microbes

They’re on your tongue, under your armpits, in your guts and on your skin. In fact, any place you can think of there are microbes living on, under, or in between there. In their unimaginably large numbers, these micro-organisms determine our lives – even though we never see them. Micropia, the world’s first museum of micro-organisms (next to Artis Royal Zoo) in Amsterdam, reveals the invisible world of microbes.

Valentina Cameranesi Sgroi

Los preciosos jarrones con un estilo totalmente setentero diseñados por Valentina Cameranesi Sgroi y hechos por artesanos de Véneto, Italia.

Troels Carlsen

El bonito combo de pintar sobre litografías antiguas de anatomía, por el artista Troels Carlsen.

Ryan Humphrey

Las geniales ilustraciones de Ryan Humphrey.

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Meryl Pataky

La artista de San Francisco Meryl Pataky especializada en esculturas con neones.

Matthew Grabelsky

La mezcla de un mundo real y muy cotidiano con flashes de mitología y fantasía, es lo que podría definir (muy muy por encima) la pintura realista del artista americano Matthew Grabelsky.

Diederik Storms

Los bonitos y contrastados materiales usados en las originales esculturas del artista Diederik Storms.

Sumo Chair

By Benwu Studio.

Brain Lapse

Hand-drawn animation with ink, white-out, coffee and collage by Jake Fried.

Score + Solder

Ya estábamos enamorados de los terrarios Score + Solder, pues ahora lo estamos y mucho de sus lámparas.

Nirvana Police

A young policeman falls in love with a black panther… A musical, crazy and erotic by Tristan Cottin.