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This Painter Uses A Unique Canvas To Create Deeply Human Works Of Art

This Painter Uses A Unique Canvas To Create Deeply Human Works Of Art

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While most people can't effectively apply paint to canvas, New York-based artist Trina Merry expertly paints entire bodies to melt into some of the most iconic backdrops in the world.Inspired by the likes of Marina Abramović and Amanda Palmer, Merry blends performance artistry and a serious visual arts education just as seamlessly as she joins scene and subject. “Painting on the body creates a special connection to a person that other visual art forms have trouble accomplishing; it’s a distinctly human experience," she writes. Trina Merry Although Merry has a fairly traditional artistic background (partly because bodypainting cannot be studied in art school), she's committed herself to the atypical craft. If you ask her, t...