— Self

In a world where selfies have become everyday expressions and Britishness is being redefined, what is the role of self-portraiture and how has it shifted through the history of art to the present day?

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— Work Will Set You Free

Arbeit Macht Frei; the words above the entrance gate to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

 

…it wasn’t the truth of course.

 

Pictures I took a few years ago when I was in Poland and had cause to visit the camp, and as it’s the 70th Anniversary today of it’s liberation I thought I would post them on here.

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— The Girl and the Birds

Seoul, Korea based artist okArt has created this collection of beautiful portrait illustrations, she has named the project ‘The Girl and the Birds’.  All her pieces were all created using pencil, pen and a blending stump.

 

You can see the progress shots here