Self-Dissections by Danny Quirk

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Massachusetts-based artist Danny Quirk specializes in photo realistic watercolors of anatomical structures, painting what cameras cannot capture with quite as much precision and delicacy as the artist's hand. Quirk's work combines classic poses in dramatic chiaroscuro lighting with a contemporary twist, creating portraits of self-discovery through dissection. This intimate uncovering of the structures that lay beneath the skin mirrors humanity's quest for self-understanding, whether in an emotional, spiritual, or physical sense. 

Anatomical works by Danny Quirk

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 11, 2012
This isn't the first time we have shown his work, but we really love the anatomical self-dissection series by Massachusetts-based Danny Quirk. Look at the arm hair in these pieces, so well done. All this work is done with watercolors... 

Self-Dissections by Danny Quirk

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 21, 2011
Just like the some of the great works of Fernando Vincente that we showed on the site last week, we really love the anatomical self-dissection series by Massachusetts-based Danny Quirk. The realism in these is perhaps the most striking feature.

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