Study For Inner Improvement – Where Paint + Photography Collide

What would you say if you found a black + white photo of a surprised yet daunted woman, with several strokes of Yves Klein blue coming out of her mouth, maiming part of her face?  ’Was it a mistake?’, you ask; ‘What was this woman trying to say through paint or what was she trying to hide?’

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For Portugese artist Helena Almeida, in her 1977 ‘Study For Inner Improvement’, she uses herself as the subject of reinvention by erasing what you see before you, then pushing it aside, to reveal a new self, but is it?

 (via AnOther)

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