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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. 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. 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. 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. quietlunch.com

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The Eagles Has Landed. (NSFW)

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Remember Megan K. Eagles? We featured one of her photos on July 4th and ever since then we’ve been unable to shake our affinity for her work. Usually we just go after them right away and if it that doesn’t happen, a quick post does the trick. But even after fulfilling our to showcase her work at the most appropriate …

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A (Barton) of Smokes. (Slightly NSFW)

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Jody is our last feature for Type Week and you can certainly say that — aside from Meg Hitchcock — we saved the best for last. Jody Barton is cleverly vulgar. He is out of his mind but clearly about his wits. His type illustrations touch on a variety of subjects from social commentary to abstract commercialism. Either way, most …

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Hands On. (NSFW)

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The piece below is a striking photograph by renowned Spanish photographer Isabel Muñoz. Muñoz is known for bold black and whites that are achieved through a handmade and meticulous development process. 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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Running Wild. (NSFW)

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Swiss artist Michel Comte originally started out as an art restorer but, through his own autodidacticism,  became a master of photography. Although Comte has shot a number of famous names, he remains unfazed and is always looking to push the boundaries of his craft. “If I no longer have a sense of risk I immediately move on. I probably inherited …

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The Hair Up There. (NSFW)

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More photography from one of our favorites, Quazi King. We haven’t featured the Afrocentric photog in quite some time and figured it was time for a fix. 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 …

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Happy No Panty Day from Quiet Lunch! (NSFW)

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Okay, we have great news and we have not-so-great news. We’ll give you the great news first: Great News: It’s No Panty Day! Not- So- Great News: We couldn’t find the photographer of the cheeky photo below. Nonetheless, it’s still No Panty Day and coincidentally we’re in New York is in the mist of a heatwave. Can someone say pervy …

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Learning the Map.

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New York City is often considered to be the home of rap music and now, thanks to this brilliant map of the stars that we poached from Very Small Array, we can know the origins of some rap’s most memorable practitioners. Note: There are about 42 million rapper that have originated and resided in New York City so the map doesn’t necessarily …

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Car Trouble. (NSFW)

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Photography by the legendary Jeanloup Sieff. Sieff was French fashion photographer who became very famous in the States; shooting for a number of publications including Esquire, Glamour, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. He also shot many celebrities, including Jane Birkin, Yves Montand, Alfred Hitchcock, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Yves Saint-Laurent, and Rudolf Nureyev. 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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The Trill Life of Jeff VASH.

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“…There’s always somebody reaching for something that’s out of their reach or out of their control and they’re trying to fix it.” When you first look at Jeff VASH, you see a walking thundercloud of awesome visuals, ill techniques and supreme vision. But when you actually speak with Jeff VASH, you are met with a tranquil eye of a diligent storm. [divider]SPONSORED …

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Inside The Coiffure Project.

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Glenford Nunez is an artist with a purpose. It’s a cliche statement but when you hear Nunez speak about his craft, you know that he isn’t just merely creating with whimsy. “The Coiffure Project was never meant to be a Black thing… it was all about the hair.” The Coiffure Project, a series by Nunez that shines a modest spotlight …

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Girl 6.

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Very rarely does one come across a personality that makes you literally stop dead in your tracks and stare in awe. Upon first meeting Raye Six, also stylized as Raye 6, you can not help but bask in her overwhelming radiance; so hot it’ll make you see stars. The Brooklyn artist is liberated, eccentric and is officially — by our …

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Felting Zoo.

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There aren’t many things that soften our harden hearts but these felt animals by Built on Branches sure do turn our tickers to mush. Each animals is created through the fun and meditative process of needle felting. A barbed needle is repeatedly jabbed into a ball of wool roving. This causes the fibers to tangle and become increasingly dense, resulting in the …

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A Sense of Renewal.

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The piece below is being featured, along with other works by Andrew Hem, at the group show Death and the Maiden which opens this Friday, June 8th at Roq la Rue Gallery in Seattle, Washington. Hem, who was born during his parents’ flight from Cambodia, started out as a graffiti artist before turning to painting. So, if you’re in the Seattle Washington area, check Hem’s …

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Murtagh’s Law.

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Joe Murtagh‘s work is as dangerous as it is vibrant. The Liverpool based illustrator brews a brilliant batch of chic death and retro decay. His work is unlike anything we’ve ever seen really. Sure, there are a number of artists that do the whole “skull and bones thing” but Murtagh has that special touch. He knows what he’s doing and …

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Knowing Kendall.

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The body of Kendall Bouchlas‘ work is an intimate one. For Bouchlas, simply taking a photograph is more than an artistic action; it’s a storied experience. Bouchlas’ approach to photography has an Hollywood air. Not to say that it isn’t organic but it certainly possesses a level of ambition that allows her audience to recognize her full potential. We decided …

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Captivating Craver. (NSFW)

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There is something eerie about Neil Craver’s photographs, but it is a chill that piques your curiosity and makes you want to jump right in. The subjects in his series, Omni-Phantasmic, are like modern day mermaids; mimicking the natural movement of their environment. Craver captures his models in states of bliss, which is equal parts vulnerable and powerful; creating an …

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Counterpoint.

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In Erin Cone‘s realm there are two warring forms. There is the human form, which is populated with lines that have their own eccentric characteristics and free will. And then there is the form of design, a freeflowing regime that is structured by geometry. Cone is an instigator of sorts. Her work seems to purposefully pit the two forms against one another. In many of her …

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Paper Trail.

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A Brooklynite by way of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Jean Seestadt’s approach to life seems very similar to her approach to her work. Working like a surgeon with a scalpel, Seestadt’s mood is devil-may-care but her precision is clean, sharp, and–upon even closer inspection–as accurately executed as one can do. After a digital dinner date, Seestadt invited us into her studio space …

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Welcome to Austra. (NSFW)

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We dug up this ill vid from Canadian dark wave trio Austra. Released early last year, “Beat and the Pulse” is somewhat self explanatory. Directed by Claire Edmondson (who also directed the Broken Social Scene’s gory “Sweetest Kill“), these visuals are a lot less bloody and far more stoic. Austra experienced much success in the yesteryear with their immaculate debut …

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Puzzled. (NSFW)

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Don’t Look. (NSFW)

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Ocultura by Javier Jaén Benavides. The artist from Barcelona provides a tell-tale narrative about how we feel about the female form. 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. quietlunch.com