As its title suggests, Black Mirror has become the anthology series that forces us to examine ourselves, and the increasingly technological world in which we inhabit, through the screen we have pointed at ourselves at all times. Since it premiered eight years ago, and moved from Channel 4 in the U. The anthology series has set out to consider the anxieties of our technological era. It warns—not that our advanced tools are bad—but that humans can misuse our own creations. It takes risks with storytelling, and it has even predicted a number of actual real world events , with episodes that have come eerily close to depicting Brexit and Trump before they happened. Like every anthology series, even the Emmy-winning Black Mirror can be hit or miss.
OLIVIA Attwood wowed fans with a very racy nude pic as she soaked in the bath - before noticing a creepy face in the mirror. The Love Island star, 28, gave fans the raunchy treat just days before the new series of the reality show airs. Kneeling in the tub, Liv showed off her huge diamond engagement ring as she took a mirror selfie on her phone. She wrote alongside the Instagram snap: "Washing me and my crystals..
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Dalia Malek shared an image of the man's Tinder profile snap on Twitter after noticing something rude in the background. If you're going to share a mirror selfie on social media or dating apps, it's always worth checking what's going on in the background. A man chose a photo of himself posing in the gym changing rooms for his Tinder pic - but apparently failed to notice a naked mystery man behind him.
Completed between and ,  and probably painted during the artist's visit to Italy, the work depicts the goddess Venus in a sensual pose, lying on a bed and looking into a mirror held by the Roman god of physical love, her son Cupid. The painting is in the National Gallery , London. She is often described as looking at herself on the mirror, although this is physically impossible since viewers can see her face reflected in their direction. This phenomenon is known as the Venus effect. Nudes were extremely rare in seventeenth-century Spanish art,  which was policed actively by members of the Spanish Inquisition. Despite this, nudes by foreign artists were keenly collected by the court circle, and this painting was hung in the houses of Spanish courtiers until , when it was brought to England to hang in Rokeby Park , Yorkshire. Although it was attacked and badly damaged in by the suffragette Mary Richardson , it soon was fully restored and returned to display. The Rokeby Venus depicts the Roman goddess of love, beauty and fertility reclining languidly on her bed, her back to the viewer—in Antiquity , portrayal of Venus from a back view was a common visual and literary erotic motif  —and her knees tucked. She is shown without the mythological paraphernalia normally included in depictions of the scene; jewellery, roses, and myrtle are all absent. Venus gazes into a mirror held by Cupid, who is without his usual bow and arrows.