Pirolo's sculpture invests a simple curve with a luscious sexual charge, and his photography is practically fragrant. An entire universe can be discovered in a follicle.
Advocate.com has been proud to present a wide variety of visual representations of our world from contemporary artists and photographers. Here is a small selection of our favorites from this year, ranging from the lushly sensual to the starkly confrontational.
It is the commonplace, everyday world that fascinates Atwood — what’s in someone’s garbage, how someone uses the products in their bathroom. He has an eye for the most arcane of details, and that ultimately informs his photography.