Something kind of like self expression, or more simply, just a matter of taste.

 

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artchipel: Tumblr Artist Melissa Cooke | melissacooke (b.1982, USA) - Everything is Clear in the Dark, finishing touches. Graphite on paper, 50” x 38” Melissa Cooke is a young, up-and-coming player on the international art scene. Her powdered graphite on paper works explore themes of beauty, fantasy, violence, and identity, with the artist casting herself as subject in a myriad of thematic scenarios. Her work confronts the viewer, both with scale and stirring reflections of relationships, sexuality and gender. (cf. artist bio) [more Melissa Cooke]

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artchipelTumblr Artist Melissa Cooke | melissacooke (b.1982, USA) - Everything is Clear in the Dark, finishing touches. Graphite on paper, 50” x 38” Melissa Cooke is a young, up-and-coming player on the international art scene. Her powdered graphite on paper works explore themes of beauty, fantasy, violence, and identity, with the artist casting herself as subject in a myriad of thematic scenarios. Her work confronts the viewer, both with scale and stirring reflections of relationships, sexuality and gender. (cf. artist bio) [more Melissa Cooke]

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