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Brazilian Artist Trying to Catalog Every Human Skin Tone

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A selection of portraits from the Humanae project. (Photo: Styleite.com)

We eagerly wait for Pantone’s color forecasts every year to start raving about the “It” colors of the season (here’s to you, Tangerine Tango). The company’s bread-and-butter, however, is their famed universal color matching system. Now Brazilian-born artist Angelica Dass is using the Pantone shading system in a whole new way with the Humanae project. Dass, who studied fashion design in Rio de Janeiro before turning to photography, is setting out to “record and catalog all possible human skin tones,” as her website explains. 

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    The colors of the human rainbow. Fascinating.
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