Skip navigation! Story from Body. This article was originally published on May 16, If you're trying to find the words to describe photographer Maisie Cousins' work , "visceral" is a good start — but that barely covers it. Cousins creates images that are at one time sensual, raw, glamorous, and maybe a little gross.
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Prices in your local currency are based on the current USD conversion rates and are subject to change. From the Goddess Series these powerful, radiant goddesses resting in the center of the natural world represent the Twin Taras. Tara, the goddess of universal compassion and the mother of liberation, represents enlightened action. Tara was born out of tears of compassion. Avalokiteshvara looked upon the world of suffering and wept. One Tara was born from the tears of the left eye and the other from those of the right.
The history of nudity involves social attitudes to nudity in different cultures in history. It is not known when humans began wearing clothes, although there is some archaeological evidence to indicate that clothing may have become commonplace in human society around 72, years ago. Anthropologists believe that animal skins and vegetation were adapted into coverings as protection from cold, heat and rain, especially as humans migrated to new climates; alternatively, covering may have been invented first for other purposes, such as magic, decoration, cult, or prestige, and later found to be practical as well.
Charchian believes there is something powerful, even mystical, about a nude photograph of a woman taken by a woman. In the artist's experience, such an artistic collaboration between two female artists is a deeply personal experience that requires equal doses of trust and abandon. Imagine getting naked in the ridges of a canyon or the precipice of a waterfall and letting the landscape swallow you whole, all the while conspiring with another person like two spies on a secret mission. For her series " Pheromone Hotbox ," Charchian ventured to remote and surreal natural landscapes around the world, including parts of Cuba, California's Death Valley, the Mediterranean island of Corsica, Morocco and Costa Rica.