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Greg Guillemin

Wholesome to Whoresome: Illustrations by Greg Guillemin

Art, Illustrations, Painting August 18, 2017

If the idea of exploiting our cherished childhood icons like Snow White and turning her into a sex symbol seems outrageous–then you don’t really know the true origins of fairy tales. Instead of blood, gore, and murderous intent, Greg Guillemin offers us a glimpse of a simple life lived ordinary—well somewhat ordinary. In his pop art series, princesses and comic-book heroes come to life on their own terms.

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Hymn to a Nude: Hermann Albert

Art, Painting March 6, 2017

Carefully selecting the themes, artistic media, and manner of presentation, art organizers exerted great influence over the way artwork was being produced. It was demanded that artists like Albert must embrace a socialists heroic style in all of their portraits, still lives and landscapes. Yes, Hermann Albert did do just that, but with a hymm to a nude—a sexy erotic twist.

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