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Sex Goddesses & Bad-Ass Babes from Outer Space: The gorgeous, pulpy art of Penelope Gazin (NSFW)
08.02.2017
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Sex Goddesses & Bad-Ass Babes from Outer Space: The gorgeous, pulpy art of Penelope Gazin (NSFW) Sex Goddesses & Bad-Ass Babes from Outer Space: The gorgeous, pulpy art of Penelope Gazin (NSFW)

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‘Dream Girl.’
 
In an alternate universe based solely in my imagination, artist Penelope Gazin is in charge of Marvel Comics where she publishes lurid monthly titles of wanton goddesses and many-eyed superwomen from outer space. These sexy day-glo characters inspire outrage and adulation across the globe. In this fantasy world, Ms. Gazin is also in charge of Disney, where she has put to rest the reign of white, passive maidens who only live for their square-jawed prince to come along.

Thankfully, I don’t have to imagine too hard, as Penelope Gazin has a staggering array of paintings, badges, jewelry, and comic strips featuring such awesome creations. She may not yet run a Marvel or a Disney but she’s gettin’ there. 

Gazin is a genuine powerhouse of talent who has worked as an animator for Fox ADHD and HBO, as well as producing illustrations for VICE, Spin, and Burger Records, among many, many others. If that weren’t enough for an impressive resume, Gazin also co-founded (with Kate Dwyer) Witchsy—“a curated marketplace for artists”—where she hawks her own work.

Coming from an artistic family—her mother’s a painter as was her grandfather—Gazin takes her influence from horror movies, psychedelia, vintage porn, and trippy memories from childhood. Check more of this brilliant artist’s work here and here.
 
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‘It’s not a sexual thing I just don’t like breathing.’
 
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‘Slut.’
 
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‘Always a Lady.’
 
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‘Shy Girl.’
 
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‘I Love You, Sir.’
 
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‘The Loneliest Fuck Dungeon.’
 
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‘Black Widow Barto.’
 
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‘I am very happy. I do not think about death all day.’
 
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‘I woke up like this.’
 
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‘Desire.’
 
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‘Hellhole.’
 
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‘It’s raining men.’
 
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‘No one is safe from fun.’
 
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‘Cycle.’
 
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‘The Fuck Dungeon.’
 
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‘Slut Island.’
 
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‘La Barta.’
 
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‘Feel Nothing.’
 
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‘a love so rare.’
 
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‘Coolumbine.’
 
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‘You give me strength (to die).’
 
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She could feel it growing inside.’
 
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‘Smile Pretty.’
 
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H/T Bedford + Bowery, Live Fast Magazine, and Penelope Gazin.
 

Previously on Dangerous Minds:
‘Sicko-Delic’: Luminous rednecks, grotesque goons and Day-glo freaks
Naughty nuns, Nosferatu and BDSM: Surreal works by the master of ‘anything goes’ Clovis Trouille

Posted by Paul Gallagher
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08.02.2017
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