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Only Tilda Swinton can place centipedes all over her face and still look stunning. The We Need To Talk About Kevin star poses for the May issue of W magazine in what could be her most obscure photo shoot yet. Click the pics to see Swinton's one-of-a-kind poses (photographed by Tim Walker and styled by Jacob K), as well as what the actress has to say about beauty.
"Being beautiful was never really something I associated with people I knew-- certainly not girls," Swinton tells W. "Boys, maybe. Horses, yes, and certainly my great-grandmother Elsie Swinton, whose imperial grandeur was like a watermark."
Tilda recalls to the magazine a drawing of her great-grandmother Elsie, by John Singer Sargent, that hung in her family's sitting room above the television. "I saw her looking out of the corner of her eye, straight at me, during my teenage years--a knowing, engaging and infinitely amused attitude. She was dark and luscious, unlike the rest of us, who are sandy and pale. Not looking like her felt, somehow, like being born on the wrong side of the beauty tracks."