An Artist’s Winter by Andrew Myers

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An Artist’s Winter by Andrew Myers

Andrew Myers creates portraits using an unlikely medium – screws.  In this early, experimental screw piece that measures 2 feet x 2 feet, he transformed thousands of screws, oil paint, and phonebook pages into a self-portrait expressing the difficult feelings he was experiencing at that time.  He notes that when he created this particular piece, […]

Girl with a Pearl Earring by Jane Perkins

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Girl with a Pearl Earring by Jane Perkins

Jane Perkins takes ordinary objects that she finds in various places and arranges them into something completely new.  Shown below is her recreation of Dutch painter Vermeer’s Girl With a Pearl Earring.   She finds most of her materials at charity shops, boot sales (a kind of flea market popular in the UK), and recycling […]

Masking Tape Scream by Nasa Funahara

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Masking Tape Scream by Nasa Funahara

Nasa Funahara is a student in the Department of Oil Painting at Musashino Art University in Japan.  Funahara recreates famous artworks using colored masking tape.  Below is a tape version of Edvard Munch’s The Scream.  Munch created four different versions of the original work between 1893 and 1910.  One of these versions sold for nearly […]

Superman Photomosaic

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Superman Photomosaic

A photomosaic is an image that has been divided into smaller sections, each of which is replaced with another image matching that particular individual section of the original image.  In this example featuring the Man of Steel, every section of the original image has been replaced with an image of a movie poster.  The creator […]

Baseball Card Collage

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Baseball Card Collage

Using a 22 by 21 grid of baseball cards, mosaic artist Ken Knowlton created this portrait of his grandson titled Nicholas Jensen (Little League Pitcher).  The final mosaic, created in 2002, measured 32 inches wide by 40 inches tall once completed. The further that you stand back from the image, the more recognizable the young […]

A Bird in Hand by Julie Heller

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A Bird in Hand by Julie Heller

Artist Julie Heller created this digital collage measuring 28″ by 36″ in 2008.  When you look at it up close, it appears to be a random collection of unrelated images placed haphazardly together.  Viewing the image from a distance, or squinting your eyes a bit, reveals that the individual images (a giraffe, hand, church, and […]

Anamorphic Portrait from Bernard Pras

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Bernard Pras - Image #1

French artist Bernard Pras created this anamorphic portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyaté using items found around the installation site.  Pras arranged items such as wood, articles of clothing, and more across the floor and a wall of a single room.  When viewed from the precise angle where the camera is setup, the full portrait […]