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Faetra
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Petillo
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My name is Faetra Petillo, I live in Brooklyn, New York, though I lately I’ve been doing quite a bit of traveling. I work freelance as a journalist and editor. I am also the author of three plays, “Rise/Reconcile”, “We’ve All Cried on the A Train” (which will be seen in New York City this summer) and “Goodnight, Mr. Bluebird”. My background is mostly in theater and I teach performance art part-time. I’m also an avid photographer, biker, and cook.

No Need to Hide These Under Your Mattress (It’s Art! I Swear!)

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Faetra
January 27th, 2010

rhood 585x389 No Need to Hide These Under Your Mattress (Its Art! I Swear!) Ok, you know how the oldest trick in the risque-photo-loving porn-watching book is claiming there is some sort of redeeming artistic quality to the material that is really at the root of  your interest? Like, “I read Penthouse for the articles” or “The cinematography is this adult film is extraordinary”.

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Piecin’ It Together

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December 3rd, 2009

record 04 422x400 Piecin It Together I’m really loving these collage type of pieces by artist Christian Marclay. While at first glance it might not seem like they take much effort, if you look closer your mind will be blown by how exactly the points match up. [ Continue Reading ]

Don’t hold that pose.

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November 18th, 2009

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It used to be that part of the art of good photography was to capture a moving object and make it appear so steady that it appeared to be a still life. You wanted the effect of someone yelling FREEZE right before your shot. [ Continue Reading ]

The art of photo animation

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November 6th, 2009

matt1 550x455 483x400 The art of photo animation Netherlands based painter Mattijin Franssen proves that you don’t need to be classically trained to kick some major ass. The self-taught artist has been painting his whole life and less than ten years ago began experimenting with oil paintings. [ Continue Reading ]

Roper’s Fantasy

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October 31st, 2009

roper 01 600x848 283x400 Ropers Fantasy Would I be off in making the assumption that artist James Roper might be a bit a boob guy? It’s all very American Beauty except instead of measly rose petals in Roper’s world when the girl opens up her top you get an explosion of all the colors of the rainbow. I know that’s what happens when I get naked. [ Continue Reading ]

Aleksandra Marchocka’s Sexy Ladies

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October 29th, 2009

lazybee 468x500 374x400 Aleksandra Marchockas Sexy Ladies Illustrator Aleksandra Marchocka is reinventing the sultry pinup with her sexy cartoons. Though for some it might come off a bit crass, I think illustrates a great balance between gentle and tough, soft and sexy. [ Continue Reading ]

Life in the Wasteland.

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October 25th, 2009

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More often than not we hear about world pollution without really getting to witness what the horror really looks like. If you haven’t thought twice about your carbon footprint and consumption take a look at these brutal photographs presented by GigaPica. See where your waste really goes and the effects it has on the health and welfare of poorer nations and the way it is truly destroying our natural resources. [ Continue Reading ]

ION takes the collage to a new level

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October 24th, 2009

ion omni 09 268x400 ION takes the collage to a new levelAt first glance, Danish company ION’s work looks like it might be designed graphically. What is unbelievable is that these are actually collages composed with [ Continue Reading ]

Bright and Bold Leo

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October 16th, 2009

Leonard Gren   environment 017 585x390 Bright and Bold Leo I can’t help but feel intrigued by the potential of Swedish photographer Leonard Gren. He may advertises himself as a jack of all trades, but he is most definitely on his way of becoming a master of more than one. [ Continue Reading ]

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