Because I’m surrounded by artists in both my professional and personal life, people often ask me what insights I’ve gained into the creative process. The unromantic truth is that being an artist in any field is hard work. Because artists need a lot of time alone in order to create, they wrestle with loneliness and insecurity. They face continual self-doubt, as well as the criticism of others. Many artists work with no financial safety net or healthcare. […]
A cat and fox became two unlikely best friends that share a territory and hunt together as well as frequent cuddling.
WB - Weird Beauty by Alexander Khokhlov
The “Weird Beauty” project is made in collaboration with great make-up artist Valeriya Kutsan. In these series we decided to deny any color in our series except black and white to make more accent on forms and volume. The experiment should prove that usual simple forms, familiar things or characters can be a main part of wonderful beauty looks. Model faces in this project are not just canvases for the face-arts - they play their own role in each photo with different parts.