Then you have the Anthropometry painting, which also deals with the human body and figuration, but with a completely different approach to painting. His method was radical and unorthodox: Klein would cover a naked woman sometimes a few women in International Klein Blue, and she would put her painted body on the canvas, thus rendering her own figure the paintbrush. The resulting pieces are swift and vivacious; some full of movement where the model has seemingly writhed around on the canvas photographs show women almost slapping themselves down and dragging themselves across it and others portraying just a blue print of the female torso. A radical exploration of the female form, the paintings and performances made headlines at the time and marked a turning point in contemporary art. Klein would direct the Anthropometries , he the conductor and the models his orchestra.
Can you spot the naked woman covered in body paint in this optical illusion?
The Yves Klein Series That Saw Naked Women Become the Paintbrush | AnOther
By Dailymail. Trina Merry, 40, from New York City has devoted her life to her vocation since she was literally struck by lightning when working in Hollywood in an art department - and she chose to invest her recovery time into painting humans. Merry has travelled the world painting people into famous landmarks and locations but has now challenged herself to paint humans into famous works of art, including one of her favorite artists, Jean-Michel Basquiat. Spot the model! A talented body painter has made naked women 'disappear' into classic works of art - including Starry Nights by Vincent Van Gogh - as part of a new project.
Body painter turns naked models into classic works of art
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AT FIRST glance, this floating butterfly looks like an oil painting on canvas but upon closer inspection the artwork is nothing more than an optical illusion. Many have been left puzzled to find that the butterfly perching on the vibrant yellow flower is actually a naked woman covered in body paint. Johannes, who is known as the 'Master of the Unseen' has spent years perfecting his technique and believes his most recent work - The Butterfly - is his best yet. He said: "First, I made a small sketch of the position, just a drawing with a pencil.