Poses: Juxtaposing Fashion With Reality

dThe Spanish artist Yolanda Dominguez brings the visual language of fashion into the realm of the real world, with brilliant results:

“Poses” is a direct criticism of the absurd and artificial world of glamour and of fashion that magazines present. Specifically, the highly-distorted image of women…these images are virtually the only feminine reference in the mass media.

Using these impossible stances of the fashion publishing houses as a symbol of how grotesque and unreal this industry is, a group of real women transfer these poses to daily scenes: the queue of a museum, the supermarket or the bus stop.

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  • Anarchy Pony

    I like it. But I doubt the ninnies in the fashion industry care. Profit motive ruins all.

  • Wanooski

    I like it. But I doubt the ninnies in the fashion industry care. Profit motive ruins all.

  • PixelBrine -

    Do they not get that the photographs they are mimicking are not meant to be an accurate description of “real life”. They are meant to be surreal. Why don’t they make the same charges about children’s cereal making it look like children will get to hang out with a chocolate vampire and whatever a booberry is?

    To be honest this just looks like chubby women upset that they are not as flexible or thin as a 20 year old model. If they are upset that these photos represent a picture of womanhood that is unattainable by the average woman, are they equally upset at Michelangelo’s “David”, or Botecelli’s “The birth of Venus” Statue?

    • Jin The Ninja

      Comparing Renaissance Art with “Fashion” Photography is laughable at best. Pretentious also.

  • PixelBrine -

    Do they not get that the photographs they are mimicking are not meant to be an accurate description of “real life”. It’s meant to be surreal. Why don’t they make the same charges about children’s cereal making it look like children will get to hang out with a chocolate vampire and whatever a booberry is?

    To be honest this just looks like chubby women upset that they are not as flexible or thin as a 20 year old model. If they are upset that these photos represent a picture of womanhood that is unattainable by the average woman, are they equally upset at Michelangelo’s “David”, or Botecelli’s “The birth of Venus” Statue?

  • Lordaliscious

    I wish my girlfriend would shut the fuck and pose sexy…

  • Lordaliscious

    I wish my girlfriend would shut the fuck and pose sexy…

  • Anonymous

    Comparing Renaissance Art with “Fashion” Photography is laughable at best. Pretentious also.

  • Ctopuz

    idiotic…

  • Ctopuz

    idiotic…

  • Ctopuz

    idiotic…

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