The calendar features the photography of Dale May, whose images are paired with painted reinterpretations of the pinups by tattoo artist Seth Wood. "We chose models who represent a myriad of ethnicities and shapes—some have tattoos, some don't," says Geary. "We wanted to celebrate the beauty of women and also get the subtle message across that all of these women are diverse—breast cancer can affect anyone. It's an equal opportunity offender, so we need to take action."
The calendar launch party and show opening is Sept. 29, 7 p.m., at Williamsburg's Saved Gallery, 3 Hope St., which is not so coincidentally owned by tattoo artist/designer Scott Campbell of Mama Tried Studios. All 12 of Dale May's calendar images will be for sale as 20 x 20 prints at the opening, and the accompanying group show, which runs through Nov. 1, features work by a host of artists including the notorious Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Chris Garver of TLC's Miami Ink, and Jamie Hewlett of Tank Girl and Gorillaz fame. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the calendar as well as 100 percent of gallery commissions on art sold at the show will go to Seul Contre Tous' charitable partners, according to Geary. Seen here are two photographs from the calendar.
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