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asylum-art:

Miguel Laino, Black Portraits Collection

The Black Portraits Collection is a series of paintings by Miguel Laino rendered in an expressive, monochromatic style. Each portrait, cropped just below the shoulders, is left expressionless or given distorted facial features through dynamic brushstrokes. These emotionally-charged paintings really stuck with me, so I thought I would share them. Here is an abridged version of Miguel’s artists’ statement:

tonjethilesenphoto:

Avey Tare. Pitchfork Festival 2014 in Chicago, for Pitchfork. View full gallery here. 

tonjethilesenphoto:

Avey Tare. Pitchfork Festival 2014 in Chicago, for Pitchfork. View full gallery here

pipers reaction to polly and larry is my reaction to polly and larry 

you-might-be-a-feminist:

The Birth Project by Judy Chicago appreciation post

"The Crowning"

"Birth Tear/Tear" 

"Creation of the World"

when your art is so bad

i’ll always love you ‘cause we grew up together and you helped make me who i am. i just wanted you to know there will be a piece of you in me always, and i’m grateful for that. whatever someone you become, and wherever you are in the world, i’m sending you love. you’re my friend to the end.

— her (2013)