Flipping through issue Y of Beautiful/Decay Magazine this past weekend at the Regulator Bookshop in Durham, North Carolina, I was struck by photographs of beautiful sculptures by an artist named Kevin Francis Gray. I jotted his name down in my memo tablet and promised myself I'd look him up when I got back to the Burgh.
These teenage figures in contemporary clothes belonging to various subcultures are presented as neoclassical sculpture with a twist. Their stark silhouettes and pouring bead veils are haunting. The real twist though is revealed here beneath Ghost Girl's veil: