We Can’t Tell if These Are Good or Bad Tattoos, But Everyone Wants One

By artfido / August 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

They say that art is in the eye of the beholder, and that can be especially true for tattoo art. Tattoo artist Helena Fernandes has taken it one step even further, as she’ll fix you up with the ugliest, most unprofessional ink you’ve ever seen. The 26-year-old artist of Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, is the […]

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A Collection of the Most Creative Body Art Ever Made

By artfido / December 24, 2016 / 1 Comment

Body painting is an ancient and traditional form of artistic expression that has long existed in many tribal cultures. There is no doubt that the naked body is a perfect work of art on it’s own, but these artists have taken it one step further and turned the human form into an actual canvas! The natural shapes and curves of the human body served […]

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Stunning Ballet Dancers Make Mexico City Their Stage in Photo Series

By artfido / December 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

At the start of his presidential election campaign, Donald Trump insisted that “when Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best.” Those words, along with many other comments about the people of Mexico and minorities around the world, have shocked many. Inspired by these words, New York-based photographer Omar Robles embarked on a 13-day excursion to Mexico City in […]

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One-Armed Tattoo Artist Gets World First Tattoo Machine Prosthesis

By artfido / June 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

We often hear about people overcoming extreme circumstances to fulfil their dreams, but this is one exceptional example. Tattoo artist JC Sheitan Tenet, who lost his arm 22 years ago, has spent most of his working life tattooing with his left hand. That was until recently, when Tenet received a prosthetic arm which is so precise that it […]

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Animation Perfectly Comments On Our Warped Standards of the Female Body

By artfido / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

It takes great lengths for a woman to meet today’s unattainable beauty standards. You need to work. Shave it, brush it, lift it, tuck it. Some things need to be smaller, the others — bigger. And all for that glorious moment when somebody says you are beautiful, feminine, divine. But is it worth it? French […]

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Artist and Hair Stylist Paints Hair After Famous Paintings

By artfido / February 2, 2016 / 1 Comment

Artist are often inspired by the Great Masters when they create their own works. One such artist, hairdresser Ursula Goff, has taken the inspiration into the hair arena by bringing the colour swatches from famous paintings into her client’s hair. She spends many hours ensuring that her color scheme roughly approximates the hues in Van Gogh’s Starry Night or […]

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Photographer Creates Book Documenting Her Naked Walk Through New York (NSFW)

By artfido / January 16, 2016 / 23 Comments

There’s been quite a bit of nude performance art around lately. Milo Moire has made an art form out of it (pardon the pun), with performances such as walking to Art Basel naked (see HERE), plopping an egg out of her vagina at Art Cologne (see HERE), and walking around an art exhibition naked while […]

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Photographer Captures the Diverse Range of Body Types of Olympic Athletes

By artfido / December 8, 2015 / 3 Comments

As we’re well aware, women and men come in all shapes and sizes. This saying has never been so apparent than in New York photographer Howard Schatz’s latest series of photographs, which documents the amazing diversity of body types of USA Olympic athletes. Short and tall, muscular and slim, big and small – almost all body […]

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Tattoos That Match Your Job by Tattoo Artist Oozy

By artfido / December 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

A tattoo artist out of South Korea called Oozy creates beautiful, detailed tattoos depicting the tools that some of his clients use to make a living. Whether they’re chefs or craftspeople, the tools are a simple, elegant and beautiful testament to their work and (presumably) their passion. Oozy is also a talented artist and creates plenty of […]

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70 Year Old Seamlessly Integrates His Body with the Natural World

By artfido / November 12, 2015 / 1 Comment

Long before selfies and photoshop, photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen was capturing self-portraits of his nude body in natural surroundings.  For the better part of past five decades, the now 70 year old artist has blurring the lines between where the world ends and his body begins. Arno does this by relying on a simple 9-second shutter release that allows […]

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