Ok, this is amazing and will play tricks with your mind. I’m not always blown away by fine art but this is super cool. I’ve stared at it a million times and my eyes still have a hard time believing it.
Alexa Meade paints portraits on people. She puts acrylic paint directly on live models, so they appear to be two-dimensional paintings of themselves.
Take a look. Then re-read the above. Paints. On. People. Those are real people! Not paintings.
Isn’t that just amazing?!?!?! Still not wrapping your head around what’s real and what’s not? The man in the subway with other people in the photo helps to get a reality check. But check out these shots putting the scenes into context.