ARTIST: Pinar Yolaçan

I stumbled upon the intriguing work of Turkish-born, Brooklyn-based artist Pinar Yolacan a few months ago and I keep returning to it, the imagery so provocative.  Talk about adornment.

Here are some images from her 2004 series "Perishables," portraits of English matrons outfitted in animal:


And below are images from her "Maria" series (2007), featuring poignant portraits of Afro-Brazilian women, also uniquely outfitted:

S T U N N I N G.

Below are some links to articles/interviews with Pinar Yolacan so you can read about her work in her own words:

Interview with ArtSlant HERE.

Greater New Yorkers interview, HERE.

And to check some more of her recent work:  PINAR YOLACAN