“I did not lose myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water. ” ― Amy Tan

“I did not lose myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water. ” ― Amy Tan

Artist Nikos Gyftakis has created some of the most crazy, intricate portraits I've seen.

Artist Nikos Gyftakis has created some of the most crazy, intricate portraits I've seen.

"Maras Guy #1" (2009), by Noor+. "Mickaël has long been fascinated by Maras*; I decided to turn him into one of them ! My muse Bénédicte was my artistic director for this shooting! She chose a poem about love and death by Louise Labé and spent a few hours drawing carefully each word on his face! XVIth century poem meets Salvadorian toughest gang!". *Maras or marabuntas: gangs originating from Central American countries.

"Maras Guy #1" (2009), by Noor+. "Mickaël has long been fascinated by Maras*; I decided to turn him into one of them ! My muse Bénédicte was my artistic director for this shooting! She chose a poem about love and death by Louise Labé and spent a few hours drawing carefully each word on his face! XVIth century poem meets Salvadorian toughest gang!". *Maras or marabuntas: gangs originating from Central American countries.


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People to live in the fantasy that America is a force for peace in the world.  http://chrisagnos.com/donald-trump-is-the-mirror-we-dont-want-to-look-into/  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Precautionary_principle

People to live in the fantasy that America is a force for peace in the world. http://chrisagnos.com/donald-trump-is-the-mirror-we-dont-want-to-look-into/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Precautionary_principle

WHO: Nikos Gyftakis WHAT: Self- portrait WHAT: oil paintings break down the shape of the face into contours, just like a map breaks down the lay of the land into simple lines.

It turned out there was no cure for 'spaghetti face', with support the affected learnt to cope with their affliction...

It turned out there was no cure for 'spaghetti face', with support the affected learnt to cope with their affliction...

Saatchi Art Artist: Nikos Gyftakis; oil pastel on canvas 2004 Painting "Self Portrait"

Self Portrait Painting by Nikos Gyftakis

Saatchi Art Artist: Nikos Gyftakis; oil pastel on canvas 2004 Painting "Self Portrait"

1x.com is the world's biggest curated photo gallery online. Each photo is selected by professional curators. ‘’I can’t find myself’’ by Lucynda Lu

1x.com is the world's biggest curated photo gallery online. Each photo is selected by professional curators. ‘’I can’t find myself’’ by Lucynda Lu

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