Poppycock June/July 2014 - Page 10

art just another canvas w e s l e y • b a u m a n 10 Bodypainting dates back as far as man can track. The decoration of the body for war, matrimony, the hunt, celebration, status, are all a part of rich cultures. Bodypainting today takes on a different meaning for many people, but for Matt this is an artistic expression and one that has been censored on occasion because people can’t separate the canvas from the paint.