Angela Marklew's 'The Hive' Features Sweet Tears & Saliva

By: Marissa Brassfield - Jul 16, 2009   Updated: Apr 3 2011
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We’ve seen a rise in artists’ interest with the human body, and Angela Marklew has turned saliva, blood and tears into honey with ‘The Hive.’ This photo shoot is gorgeous—even if it is a bit unusual.

You can check out Angela Marklew’s full ‘The Hive’ photo set above, and see some other anatomy-focused features below.

Implications - The recession led to a rise in apocalyptic inspiration in nearly every creative industry; in art, this muse yielded bizarre interpretations of human anatomy and biological processes. Blood, tears, saliva, musculature and bones are standard fixtures of this genre; artists have taken these macabre, gory themes and infused them with their own signature interpretation.