Duckface VS. Classic Beauty

I’m delighted to be introducing a new Friday series on this-here blog:

DUCKFACE v. CLASSIC BEAUTY

We here are tired of these duckface (often self-) portraits we see on Facebook and Twitter and where ever young women and girls intoxicated with their own sexiness (and possibly something else, too) make once might have been  called a hideous ‘moue’ at the camera.

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So without further ado, I’m delighted to bring you the first installment:

Botticelli’s Venus

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and Venus’ Duckface:

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Is there a classic portrait you’d like to see “duckfaced”? Tell us in the comments!

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