Artist’s project breaks down divisive barriers of our conceptions of racial identity, and display the incredible—and beautiful—spectrum of human diversity

Artistic, cool story! Read the original article by PSFK writer Laura Yan at

Humanae Pantone Angélica DassThe Humanae Tumblr shows a collection of portraits taken against the background of a Pantone color that matches each subject’s skin tone. The Pantone system is one of the most popular and accurate color classification systems in the world, and each portrait is matched with a shade with an unique alphanumeric code that can be replicated in any media.

Ok, is it just me or is upper right corner guy getting an unfair shake? A little too much sun seems to have led (probably) to an “off day” as far as his real skin tone. Does that mean he deserves that strange salmon/mauve Pantone background? Poor guy. LOL.

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