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A series of reproduction of famous paintings as body paintings. This is the first of a series three projects to complete a photo book.
A series of reproduction of famous paintings as body paintings. This is the first of a series three projects to complete a photo book.
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Currently, in popular culture, body painting is closely associated with eroticism and exploitation of human body. I want to change this perception and show how body painting is a serious art form that celebrates and elevates the human body.

To do this, I started a series for reproduction of famous masterpieces as body paintings. I choose the work by artists who I admire and has been influential in my artistic growth such as Salvador Dali, Vincent Van Gogh and Gustav Klimt.

This is the 1st or a series of 3 projects:

  • 1. Creating the first 5 body painting reproduction
  • 2. Creating the last 5 body painting reproduction
  • 3. Putting together a photobook consist of all 30 images

The funding for the first 2 projects will be used to help me cover the cost of producing the images. The funding for the 3rd project will be used to cover the cost for putting together and printing the photo book.

Project status

I've created over 20 images to date. Few examples:

You can see more at: Body painting Art history series at DEN ART NY

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    Personal thank you note from me

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    Digital images of new pieces sent via emails. You will receive new images as I complete them for the remaining of this project.

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    8" x 10" signed body painting poster. You get to choose which image that you want from the "art history" series (http://denartny.com/category/body-painting/art-history/).

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    16" x 20" signed body painting print on museum quality paper. You get to choose which image that you want from the "art history" series (http://denartny.com/category/body-painting/art-history/).

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    One student spot at Beginner's Body Painting workshop taught by me. Supplies and model will be provided. You just need to show up. This experience is transferable (can be gifted to anyone you choose)

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    16" x 20" signed body painting print on museum quality paper. You get to choose which image that you want from the "art history" series (http://denartny.com/category/body-painting/art-history/).

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    A body painting session with photo shoot experience for 1 person (front/back upper body ) with Danny Setiawan. This experience is transferable (can be gifted to anyone you choose)

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Funding period

- (30 days)