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8 Artists Who Poured Their Heart and Soul Into Their Work (Also: Their Blood and Urine)

All artists put a little bit of their soul into every piece. But these artists put their soul – and a whole lot more – into their art. 1. Hair and Nails When Hananuma Masakichi learned he was dying of tuberculosis, he wanted to give his girlfriend a way to remember him. So he constructed a life-sized [...]

Art Made from the Artists’ Bodily Fluids

Gross. This gallery of images and video feature artwork made from sweat, urine, spit, frozen blood and… well, just about anything that comes out of or off of your body. From paintings to sculptures to uber-macabre book bindings, thre’s a bit of weirdness here for every branch of creativity. If you think you can stomach [...]

A Self Portrait by Marc Quinn

Image: Marc Quinn Artist Marc Quinn created a self portrait sculpted out of 4.5 liters of his own frozen blood. He plans to repeat the process every five years to show the aging process. Quinn has achieved fame (or infamy, depending your perspective) for other provocative works of art, such as a golden statue of Kate Moss [...]