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A sculptor based in Coruña, Spain seems to be defying the laws of nature with his amazing malleable stone sculptures. His name is José Manuel Castro López’s and his works are actually a trick of the eye. They are made out of natural materials like granite and iron oxide, from which he crafts his rock-like formations with folds, wrinkles and flaps as if they were made of clay or skin, as in his “Faces” series where smiling and grimacing human faces are carved out of the solid material. Providing some of the stones’ fleshy appearance, one could say they almost appear to be alive. 

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Bieber tells me he has only had one “bad” breakup in his life: Selena Gomez, who inspired “a lot” of the songs on Purpose. He now describes their relationship as “good.” “We don’t talk often, but we’re cordial. If she needs something, I’m there for her. If I need something, she’s there for me.”
—  Justin Bieber about Selena in the March 2016 Issue of GQ Magazine
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Minnesota based artist Alex Kuno best describes his work’s narratives as apocalyptic, satiric fairytales. His mixed media illustrations are as dark as they are whimsical, following deranged subjects, often children, rendered in acrylics, graphite, chalk, ink, ballpoint pens and crayons on pine boards. His early series, after which he named his website, calls this world the “The Miscreants of Tiny Town”, inhabited by lost orphans looking for a home in an endless, foreboding landscape that has as much personality as its characters. Though nightmarish, there’s also a sense of romance in his young subjects’ undying desire to eke out a better existence for themselves. A story about romance is at the heart of Kuno’s latest series debuting on Valentine’s Day at Dorothy Circus Gallery in Rome. 

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I was looking through old Nintendo Powers the other day and ran into this panel from the Super Metroid comic.  I really liked how it showed a female character in her underwear with her butt facing the viewer and didn’t sexualize her.

People sometimes ask me for some examples of how to depict women without sexualizing or distorting them, and I think this is a good one.

(From Super Metroid Chapter 4, Nintendo Power #60, May 1994)