We Can't Stop Staring At These Hyperrealistic Depictions Of Innards And Guts

July 18, 2014 1:28 PM

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We Can't Stop Staring At These Hyperrealistic Depictions Of Innards And Guts

We're not sure exactly what it is that we're looking at here, but we can't look away. Pristine plastic baggies pumped with innards and guts dangle mysteriously from a white string against a crisp white backdrop. Is this a chef formulating his next meal? A scientist, potentially a mad one, prepping an experiment? Is this a Patrick Bateman situation we're dealing with? Whatever it is, we can't take our eyes off it, for better or worse.

We have Salvador, Brazil-based artist Fábio Magalhães to thank for these simultaneously transfixing and nausea-inducing images. His hyperrealist series, "Intimate Portraits," depicts bodies as we've never seen them before -- hopefully -- turned inside out, mashed up, gushing juices. To create each h...

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