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World Bodypainting Festival

Flesh Turned Into Canvas as Bodies Become Art


Some say body painting is the oldest form of art, dating back to early civilization. In the last dozen years, with a growing acceptance of offbeat performance, the World Bodypainting Festival has attracted thousands of people.

The festival began in 1996 in Austria. Over the years, it has draw hundreds of artists and models, from all over the world. Here are highlights of festivals and competitions from around the world.

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A Boob Gets BodypaintedFinishing TouchColorful Body on DisplayShowing Her ColorsPainted Butt on DisplayPainted Butt on DisplayBodypainting DevilBodypainting Devil
Playing With FirePlaying With FirePigtails, Boobs and BodypaintPigtails, Boobs and BodypaintPainting in PortschachPainting in PortschachSkull FaceSkull Face
X-Ray MakeoverX-Ray MakeoverBoobs on a ButtBoobs on a ButtColorful CrotchColorful CrotchFacing the PaintFacing the Paint
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