I was extremely pleased when Exillior became a GM for Body Art as she is a totally suitable person for the role. I was disturbed, however, when she encouraged me to send her DD suggestions because I had rarely dug into that category before and even when I did, I only found pieces she had already seen. I decided to tackle my frustration by making an art feature instead but giving it a kind of a twist.
Not always the deviant submitting a photo of body painting is the author of the body art. This is for different reasons - collaborative work with the photographer or the model, the body artist not having a dA account or not having the particular image in their own gallery etc. Therefore not all quality body art is in the Body Art category.
In this feature I have merged body art with another one of my favourite genres - artistic nude photography, which is also quite closely linked to body art. I've dug some of the most impressive AN photos, which wouldn't be just as gorgeous without th