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An Artist Takes Bits And Pieces Of Hate And Turns Them Into Something Beautiful

It's like a Monet painting, except ladies are with ladies and the lawn is made of hate speech. I bet if the guy holding an anti-gay sign thought he'd show up on the left arm of this child of a lesbian couple, he'd be freaking out. Same goes for the 20 bad-voting politicians floating above the head of the woman on the left. Zoom in and see how hate (and other expressions) get converted to beauty.

An Artist Takes Bits And Pieces Of Hate And Turns Them Into Something Beautiful



Artist's statement: "I used all sorts of scraps from photos, magazine articles, aspects of good and bad and real life, to assemble the image on canvas. The artwork is indeed personal — a portrait of my sister Emily, her wife Tiffany, at the park with their daughter, dressed in Superhero garb as usual. The title was inspired by a Neil Young song lyric."

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Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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