Gigi Hadids Stripped Down Cover of Vogue Germany Garners Mixed Reviews (Forum Buzz) http://ift.tt/1N0GzgT It was evident the moment she took to her first-ever Vogue cover back in March 2015 that Gigi Hadid was here to stay. Now with nine covers of the fashion bible tucked safely under her belt Gigi steals the spotlight onVogue Germany. Making her debut for the magazine after starring on the March issue of Vogue Paris Gigi gets stripped downwearing minimalmakeup and nothing but a floral…
This is the image Mel Chen discusses in 'Masked States and the “Screen” Between Security and Disability', 2012, Women's Studies Quarterly, 40, Numbers 1 & 2, pp. 76-96. Chen argues that 'The image of the burqa has been made potent not simply, of course, because it is just any old facial covering. It is connected to a racialized construction of Islam, and to a perverse femininity.'
Striking Embroidered Self-Portraits By Annegret Soltau
"Self 1975-76" By Annegret Soltau | In the series 'Self 1975-76', German artist Annegret Soltau created striking embroidered self-portraits by stitching a thread over images of her own face. It was the first project where Soltau used a needle and thread to draw over a photograph and this style has since become her hallmark. Her imagery, which is both provocative and disturbing, often explores themes related to the self, metamorphosis and the female body.