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Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 22 May 2014

Daniel Boschung’s series Face Cartography is everything you’d imagine for such a title. He’s zoomed up on his subjects two capture every single line, every wrinkle and every hair. Each ‘high resolution likeness is composed of Approximately 600 individual shots, each of wooden boasts the astounding size of 900 million pixels’.

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Music album covers, painted on people’s faces

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Monday 28 April 2014

London-based makeup artist and ‘skin decorator’ (what a way to put it) Natalie Sharp recently paid homage to Record Store Day with her excellent paint work of record album covers on human faces. Obviously, it goes without saying that Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures is perfectly replicated with the help of the model’s pointedly pokerfaced gaze.

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Food on Face series by Emanuela Franchini

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By Caroline Ball in New Photography on Thursday 21 November 2013

London-based Italian artist Emanuela Franchini’s Food on Face series is a delicious mix of portraiture and dinner. According to Franchini, the photographs are a comment on mindless eating – although apparently none of the food went to waste in the making of these photos. Steak, anyone?

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Outsider artist Noah Erenberg’s imaginative paintings

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By Elena Mary Siff in New Art on Wednesday 19 June 2013

Noah Erenberg, from Isla Vista, California, recently created a series of expressionistic paintings of faces from his imagination. Noah (challenged with autism) has a vivid sense of colour and form and recreates his beachside neighborhood in paintings, drawings and text work. He was recently asked to join the Elizabeth Gordon Gallery in Santa Barbara. More […]

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Distorted sticky tape faces

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in New Photography on Friday 21 December 2012

Photographer Wes Naman has captured a series of faces that have been unapologetically distorted by sticky tape. Similar to a series by Douglas Gordon, and as seen in Jim Carrey’s Yes Man, all we can say is the tape in the hair and beard won’t be fun to remove.

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