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For Sport.

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More often than not, women are subjected to some form of objectification–whether it be through the media or the opposite sex. But what of self-objectification? Holly Grimsrud‘s work relies on that very concept. The Minnesota native is focused on exposing not only the self-objectification of women but the self-objectification of a modern society that holds steadfast to the teat of …

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Meating America.

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America is the land of carnivores. With the exception of Southern California, a majority of the nation will strangle their own mothers for a plate of bacon–never mind a great steak. An official “meatographer”, Dominic Episcopo, infuses culinary humor with conceptual art. Based in Philadelphia, Episcopo has spent over 20 years honing his craft–“jumping between the worlds of high fashion, …

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He’ll Pencil You In.

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Now THAT’S how you use a pencil! Wow. Prepare to be put into a state of such awe that you may never use a pencil ever again out of pure shame for not understanding its true potential. The artwork depicted here by Diego Koi may look like photography, but it’s not. No–it’s a drawing done in pencil. Through Diego Koi’s …

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Painted Memories of Light.

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If someone spilled pastel-colored paints all over Paris in the 1920’s, then it would probably look something like the Souvenirs de Paris by Leslie David, a graphic designer and illustrator who operates out of Paris. Souvenirs de Paris, or “Memories of Paris,” to put it in English, are literally black and white images of the famed city of light covered in …

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Gravis’ First Creative Departure.

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The omni-functional footwear brand, Gravis, just recently kicked off their Creative Departures project. A whirlwind of skateboarding, art, and music, their first stop landed them in Antwerp, Belgium. The globetrotting group, consisting of photographer Ryan Allan and a few Gravis athletes, filmed in Rotterdam for few days and hit a few skate spots in Brussels before capping off the trip with a three day …

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The Werewolf.

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Artist Ryan Humphrey produces Sendak-like illustrations that are both surreal and creepy–in a good way, of course! Today’s selected works come from his series title The Werewolf. Humphrey style is an odd but delightful mixture of crude and quirk that spills will beyond its pages. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life …

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Noise in Paris. (NSFW)

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Ever since we featured his Naked Truth series a while back, Mario Zanaria has become one of our most cherished photographers. His work is often a revealing experience and his innate ability to capture these moments is what makes him an artistic force to be reckoned with. Once photographed, his subjects are usually encased in a frame of bare honesty. …

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Micah On Acid.

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The work of Micah Lidberg seems to celebrate the end of summer with a hit of acid. Lidberg creates a world that possesses a strong dose of frightful beauty. His pieces are surrealistically playful but somewhat tormented. We caught up with Lidberg and asked our usual questions: On his inspiration: “I think Nature has always been a big influence. When I …

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Estroiezioni. (NSFW)

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Photographer Sabrina Baruzzi‘s Estroiezioni series is a torturous transformation of what can be expelled from the human body. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com

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Above Social Media.

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Taxi highlights the work of international street artist “Above” and his recent manifesto against the overbearing presence of social media in our in our everyday lives. The video is a 5 day time-lapse video of his messages painted on a wall during the GALORE festival in Copenhagen, Denmark earlier this month. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of …

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Doodling a New Daye.

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Quiet Lunch had the distinct pleasure of interviewing filmmaker Michael Daye, who has recently gained notoriety for his remixed portraits of famous authors. What started out as “a project between projects,” became “an exercise in exploring a different medium,” as Michael told us. Speaking about the “Doodling on Famous Writers” series Daye says, “By ‘defacing’ portraits of these esteemed writers …

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Changing Faces. (NSFW)

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We love the Flaming Lips. They never pass up the opportunity to pass nudity off as a form of artistic expression. Now, when we say ‘pass off’, we don’t mean it a negative way. We truly do cherish a band that has the ability to positively transform something that is taboo and often exploited. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot …

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Killer Cupid.

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Valentine’s Day seems months away but just like every other holiday, it will be on your heels before you know it. So, in an attempt to help you scratch “Prepare for V-Day” off your list, we have the perfect loving messages from Kids Are Dumb. Simply leave one of these Serial Killer Valentines on a co-worker’s desk or neatly pin …

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Little Lady, Big City.

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It’s hard trying to make it in the big city. Artist Slinkachu displays that very notion in an image taken from his book and upcoming solo shows in New York and London. Click →here← for more info! Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, …

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If You Only Had 31 Days…

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“What would you do to change the world in 31 days?” is the question esteemed photographer, Stephan Schacher, asked himself.  Here is how he decided to answer said question: ↓ the 31 – day project ↓.   Stephan says: “This question which I tried to answer for myself, was to become the trigger for my project ” 31Days, 31Ways, 31Minds”! In May …

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Think Yarn and Benetton Pops Up.

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Tonight marks the beginning of New York’s Fashion Night Out and being the Quiet Lunch is mainly an art oriented publication, we found the perfect place that integrates both. Tucked in Soho, New York City, the United Colors of Benetton pop-up combines contemporary art, design and lucrative fashions. “Here you will find a world of knit, color and creativity – …

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Today’s Letter Is Brought to You By… (NSFW)

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French illustrator Rery Rery offers a new addition to her “O” series. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com

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What’s Your Sign? (NSFW)

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Welcome to the mind of Superfucker. Yes, Superfucker. Formally known has Marco Rached — his mother refused to put Superfucker on his birth certificate — he is an illustrator who has a knack for naked. His bio goes as written: “Born October 24, 1981, creator Marco Rached’s naughty habit of doodling naked girls and reading horror comics during karate practice …

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(Stone)d Realism. (NSFW)

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Artist and shaman Matthew Stone has claimed his own corner of Neoclassicism. Stone’s Body Language series and Staging Reality series presents a tangled and tortured display of the human anatomy. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance …

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The Hall of Broken Heroes.

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The Broken Heroes series by Patricia Waller is hard to take seriously but the twisted humor of it all definitely has some significance. See more → here ←. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com

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Stripes Are In. (NSFW)

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Barcelona born illustrator Chamo San take an intimate perspective on stripe patterns. The works are both playful and sensual. San presents a duel between pattern and eroticism; almost daring you to choose between ogling the female form or becoming entranced by the stripes. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and …

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Pissing Her Life Away. (NSFW)

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There has been a renewed interest in Sophy Rickett’s Pissing Women series as of late.. Created in 1995, Rickett’s radically redefined the idea of women in a civilized society and played with the notion of sexual misbehavior. The series can viewed as empowering on some levels but, overall, it contains a compelling satirical shock value that resonates with its audience. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch …

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The Providence of Eugenia. (NSFW)

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One of the true marks of an artist is their ability to engulf you into their world. We would like to think that art is a vast landscape with various unique regions that are governed by a particular genius. Day in and day out we stumble through these regions, gathering odd experiences and tall tales along the way. This week …

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Mr. Smith & His Peach Pits.

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One year ago, I came across a picture of Roger Smith, showing him towering over his diorama of a baseball stadium. Spectators lined the balsa wood bleachers and players covered the felt field. Each person – there were more than a hundred in all – was meticulously carved from the pit of a peach. I was at the opening of …

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Covered in Purple Kisses. (NSFW)

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After recently releasing “Bath Salts”, we finally get to see visuals from A$AP Mob’s upcoming Lord$ Never Worry. Directed by A$AP Rocky, the video for “Purple Kisses” is a drug drenched kaleidoscope of sin and winning. As of now, this video seems to be doing a hopscotch across YouTube but we’ve found its temporary place of residence so get a look at …

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While the Dance is Red Hot. (NSFW)

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Illustrator Anton Marrast creates an appropriate but fun portrayal of self intimacy. This piece should click well with those who occasionally break out into a nude dance number when no one’s watching. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we …

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Stenciled Sounds.

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There are many styles of art.  Stenciling uses thin surface in which a design is cut out then colored in with an aerosol can or paint. It’s a technique that has been growing in popularity.  We found an amazing video by London-based asrtist, Pahnl, that gives a peek into the process of creating stencil art. Enjoy the video. ↓ The Sound of Stenciling ↓. …

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An Interest in Lepidoptery. (NSFW)

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German photographer Carsten Witte has created a quite meaningful series entitled Psyche. The series is name after an ancient greek princess who was known to be more beautiful than Venus; an idea which serves as the background for the project. Similar to lepidoptery, Witte has chosen to freeze and preserve his subjects’ beauty at their peak.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a …

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Lady of the House. (NSFW)

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We found this sensually intriguing portrait by Spanish painter Dino Valls. Titled “Proscaenia”, the piece contains some eye-catching details that surprisingly take your attention away from the nude woman embedded ever so tightly within.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. …

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The Executive Assistant Revolt. (NSFW)

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Antony and the Johnsons just released some chilling new visuals for their titular single “Cut the World. Directed by Nabil, the subtly violent video stars Willem Dafoe, Marina Abramović, and Carice van Houten. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, …

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Cool Keith. (NSFW)

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Designer and freelance illustrator Keith P Rein may seem like a filthy pervert who can draw but in reality, he is a humorous filthy pervert who can draw. Rein, who claims to be self taught in both designing and illustration, takes the notion of erotic art and places a bright red clown nose smack dab in the middle of its …

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Fantastique.

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Get a first look at Karen Walker’s Eyewear ‘Fantisque’, Limited Edition Collection. The collection offers a mystique extra-terrestrial feel staying true to its Fantisque name. It is enthralled with space relative images. The limited edition collection has some of Karen Walkers classic frames reworked into laser-cute black and gold celebratory pieces. The campaign as a whole is playful, adventurous, hopeful …

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Audio-Visuals Check.

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Peter Crawley‘s Audio-Visual series seeks visually represent well known music using the frequencies in the song. Each line is sewn with white thread and represents one minute. This gives the work a great minimalist appeal. The piece we are featuring today is the visual form of Blowin’ in the wind by Bob Dylan but Crawley has also captured classic like “If …

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Drawing Until It Hurts.

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Chris Piascik’s book: 1000 Days of Drawing! This book documents the first 1000 drawings in his daily drawing series. Each copy has 260 pages. There are 8 sections in the book: • Quotes – 138 drawings • Characters – 140 drawings • Improvised – 124 drawings • Bikes – 48 drawings • Music – 111 drawings • Politics – 121 drawings • Complaining – 123 drawings • Random – 195 …

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The Fingernail Flock.

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Check out this Fingernail Flocking by Alice Bartlett. She created the adorable display by cutting green flocking to decorate her fingernails, Alice then added tiny figurines to create lively miniature scenes that balance on her finger tips. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. …

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Laura’s Batting Lashes.

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Natasha Khan, more popularly known by her stage name Bat for Lashes, has released new visuals for her single “Laura”. The video starts off rather intimately with Khan pacing in circles while looking vulnerably into the camera. It’s a theatrical production overall, stoking the fire surrounding her forthcoming album The Haunted Man — which will be released in the UK on …

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The Earth Is Your Home.

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Despite some’s desire to rescue the environment and become one with nature, it is clear that the irreversible effects of human innovation makes it almost impossible to go back to living in trees and grass huts. Fortunately, the Earth House by Nobuhiro Tsukada Architects is the perfect example of how human innovation and nature is indeed capable of finding harmony. According to …

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Peppered with People.

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Brooklyn based illustrator Greg Mamczak offers up deceptively timid pieces that take on a whole other meaning once you take a closer look. Further inspection will reveal a scathing critique of society and its practices. Some of Mamczak’s pieces confuse you while others pieces make their meaning all too apparent. Mamczak leans on themes of surrealism, minimalism, nature, and the …

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Don’t Discriminate. (NSFW)

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Earlier this year Andrea Castelletti created a post for LILA – Italian League for the fight against AIDS. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel… (NSFW)

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The photo below was taken by renowned Japanese photographer Yoshihiro Tatsuki. He is known for monochrome portraits & nudes. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com

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Sweet Deedee.

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Visual artist Nalini ‘Deedee’ Cheriel seems to be operating on another plane. When you first look at her work, it is otherworldy but grounded all at once. It is easy to mistake Cheriel’s work for folk dipped in LSD. Although it is the marrying of color color and pattern that hooks you, further examination causes you to recognize a much …

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Flight Confirmed. (NSFW)

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The Alchemist has employed the talents of Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q for his single “Flight Confirmation”. The visuals for the song, jokingly referred to as a stream of Danny Brown’s conscious, are directed by Jason Goldwatch (“Nasty”, “Trouble On My Mind”, “Erase Me” and “Dear God 2.0”). Chocked full an insane amount of memes, the video will definitely call for …

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The Soft Side of Hercules.

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For all chicks and fellers out there who are into Greek mythology, we know that it has been your one and only dream to sit on Hercules’ face. Don’t go through the trouble of denying it because it’s written all over your screen… mainly because we just finished typing about it. Nonetheless, your dream is now a reality. The FAT folks …

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Crazy Baldhead. (NSFW)

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This beautiful painting comes from a Berlin based painter name Daniela Uhlig. Uhlig features prominent African themes while implementing a vibrant use of splatter. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com

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Bodley Head, 1967. (NSFW)

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Sam Haskins is a South African photographer best known for his contribution to nude photography, pre-Photoshop in-camera image montage and his book Cowboy Kate. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com