a tale of a few cities

The Goude, The Bad and The Awesome

Posted in Collage, humour, Photography, Photomontage, trawling the net by petercombe on March 23, 2010

Jean-Paul Goude, Grace Jones, 1978

GOUDE >

Kanye West website, (no credit), Amber Rose, 2010

BAD >

Nicolas Chinardet, Jasmin Teer (photography) and Dan Bosworth (Photoshop), 2009

AWESOME >

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April 2, 2010 update >

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  1. pevaeva said, on March 26, 2010 at 5:36 pm

    Well, it’s cool but I wasn’t prepared for the last photograph:-)

  2. Teresa M. Hunter said, on April 4, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    Ho ho! What fun! Goude “woude” indeed; that boy has a sense of humor. Love all four versions. I still have the Grace picture, torn from the magazine when it first appeared. And nothing could make clearer just what an amazing artist Goude is, and what an eye he has, as does Grace, who looks here like a carved ebony statue. It is almost difficult to believe that photo is of a real person. No one can equal, let alone top, the total artistic grace, the feline fluidity and power of her pose, combined with the softness of her feminine emotion. Here is the embodiment of a woman secure in the knowledge that she is a God-given work of art and the holder of mysteries. The untouched male version is also nicely powerful, although it feels more classic Greek. The framed parody reminds me of those ubiquitous angels and some of the Mona Lisa take-offs. Swell show. Thanks. So glad I found it. Teresa M. Hunter, April 4, 2010

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