Russian criminal prison tattoos
Jillian Tamaki takes my breath away. In her words:
A 6-page visual essay for Print Magazine’s “Trash” issue. Over about four weeks in April, I surveyed lost, abandoned, and discarded items on three blocks surrounding my apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The “trash” ranged from the mundane to the bizarre to the seemingly-poetic.
Click through to see the full post, which is beautifully drawn, beautifully painted, and beautifully paced. *sigh*
I will reblog this every time I see it.
This girl was near Ridley Road market. Trying to get away from the fish.
It’s hard to tell much from the site of Dilraj Mann — for instance, is that his/her name? an expression? a particular kind of Mann? — but it’s also hard not to get sucked into it. His/her lines and forms are just beautiful. Apparently most of these are done during breaks from work? Now I hate him/her.
(via Abhay Khosla)