Asger Carlsen

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There’s something beautifully disturbing about the photography of Asger Carlsen. Human bodies are constructed into morphing and melding sculptural forms with the familiar being transformed into something quite the opposite. His work oozes a sexuality and a depravity that is wonderfully engaging and repelling at the same time. As a self taught artist, Danish born Carlsen began working as a teenager shooting police events and crimes scenes for local papers in Amsterdam. This gory beginning to making work was fine tuned over the years and then enhanced through the discovery of digital manipulation. Interestingly, Carlsen approaches the photographic media as … READ MORE >

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