From the Doll Reconstruction Project by SUKA OFF 

Stills from a performance for camera, inspired by the photographs of Unica Zürn taken by Hans Bellmer

"The disruption of body parts has an important function for Bellmer. He is fascinated by the ‘bubbles’ of flesh that are created and the inability of the mind to understand what it sees. For Bellmer ‘the imagination derives exclusively from bodily experiences’ and language is hardly sufficient to describe ‘the interoceptive images of the body’. It is the places where the viscera intercept with desired excitation that he is interested in unveiling. These could be any point of focus where desire is submitted to by an internal impulse leaving the rest of the body to disappear or be displaced.”

— Miranda Argyle, Hans Bellmer and The Games of the Doll




Woman with Whip from the series Venus in Furs by Salvador Dali, 1969
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Woman with Whip from the series Venus in Furs by Salvador Dali, 1969

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The Transformation of the Biological Precepts Into Mental Concepts in Recognising Visual Images by John Seven 
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The Transformation of the Biological Precepts Into Mental Concepts in Recognising Visual Images bJohn Seven 

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Sans titre by Pierre Molinier




regardintemporel:

Erik Truchinski

regardintemporel:

Erik Truchinski




Le Bain avec Andromede by Felix Labisse, 1944 [crop]
From set of nine lithographs illustrating poems by Robert Desnos

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frenchtwist:

Tragic Anatomies by Jake and Dinos Chapman, 1996

The Chapmans’ aim is to unearth the contradictions and hypocrisies present in contemporary culture, posing questions but providing no answers.

“There’s nothing we’ve done here that can rival the darkness of the imaginations of children. They aren’t the innocents that adults want them to be.” -J.C.

1. Forehead
2. Mirror, Mirror On The Floor Your Dad’s A Prick Your Mom’s A Whore
3. Catherine Milner

Fibreglass, resin and paint



Homage to Philosophy / Music Harmony by Salvador Dali, 1976

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Girl with Hoop by Hans Bellmer, 1967
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Girl with Hoop by Hans Bellmer, 1967

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Leonor Fini

The Beauty, 1974 
Ilaria, 1975 
Sphinx 2, 1980   
Sphinx, 1975 [crop]

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Deshabillage by Hans Bellmer, 1943
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Deshabillage by Hans Bellmer, 1943

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Untitled (Double-Sided Portrait of Unica Zürn) by Hans Bellmer, 1954

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Collage #94 by Karel Teige, 1939
Via calypsospots
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Collage #94 by Karel Teige, 1939

Via calypsospots

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kirgiakos:

Hans Bellmer - ”Les Quatre Filles” (The Four Girls)”
drypoint etching, published by Georges Visat in 1970.
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kirgiakos:

Hans Bellmer - Les Quatre Filles” (The Four Girls)”

drypoint etching, published by Georges Visat in 1970.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

Felicia Olin. Fertility.

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Felicia Olin. Fertility.