With all these nude and semi-nude selfies on social media featuring the perfect bikini bodies, artist Aleah Chapin thought she would show the world something different.


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For her newest exhibition “Body / Being,” Chapin showcases honest nude portraits that explore gender and agings of the body. Inspired by the recent transition of her cousin, Qwill, the artist painted all types of different bodies, including both females and males, to show how similar we all really are in the end. “The whole point of [my current exhibit] is to show that we are all the same in the end, no matter if we are an 84-year-old man or a 30-year-old trans individual," said Chapin. "We all have struggles and experiences of being in a body, and if we could just focus on what we have in common instead of being afraid and judgmental of our differences, I think the world would be a much kinder place.”

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April W 1 month ago

I'd have that look on my face too if I was sitting naked on that rock

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Gem Depper 1 month ago

Beautiful

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Nancy Arnold 1 month ago

Beautiful

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Lucypwet 1 month ago

She's like a Van Gogh :)

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Melody Lanzatella 1 month ago

Yep, yep, see that look on her face? I KNOW what that look FEELS LIKE!

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Damien - 1 month ago

I like it! I haven't seen a lot of artists do portraits of trans guys like that!

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 month ago

This one reminds me too much of the human centipede. Enough internet for the day

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marcos lv 1 month ago

Mature content? ...about a beauty picture? ...ou yeah, a country who have voted Donald

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Master Markus 1 month ago

Why are they so blue? They look kind of dead!

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Melody Lanzatella 1 month ago

She was a buxom beauty in her youth!

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