Italian born, London based artist Maurizio Anzeri transforms found photographs of perfectly cute kids into spooky, tribal, baboon-ish looking creatures using only a needle and thread. This is where I got some of my inspiration for sewing on canvas
Photo by Art Wolfe ... Maori man, Australia/New Zealand. Maori tattoos are part of the culture of the indeigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Maori facial tattoos never cross the midline of the face and are tribal in design. Originally used to instill fear in invaders, it became a status symbol within the culture.