Sunday, March 22, 2009

Ghosts in the Machine

I am an artist who specializes in using non traditional media… old books, cassettes, playing cards, magazines, credit cards… whatever I can find. It feels great to work with strange, older materials. Things that have a mind of their own. Most everything I use has been thrown away or donated at some point. Past its prime, like some of the finest things in the world.
~ iri5

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Jimi Hendrix out of cassette, commission, 2009 (cassette is real, no paint, no photoshop)

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Bob Dylan, cassette on canvas, 2009

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A portrait of Martin Luther King Jr made out of pictures from the American Civil Rights Movement


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A Portrait of Muhammad Ali composed out of photographs from his life.

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Portrait of Salvador Dali made out of peices of his paintings.

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A detailed look at portrait of William Shakespeare made entirely out of text from his sonnets.

4 comments:

niki.mac said...

awesome!!

Surprising Some and Shocking the Rest ... said...

that's really neat! U always have interesting things to blog about!

Stew said...

each one of these must have taken days to do. this guy has some real talent

D.Son said...

hott