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Artist Re-Creates Iconic Portraits With Thousands of Found Objects

Published 6 years ago

British artist Jane Perkins calls herself a re-maker, as she uses found objects of various shapes, sizes and hues to replicate the most famous paintings and portraits of our times. In her gorgeous mosaic series “Plastic Classics”, Perkins combines all sorts of plastic objects – buttons, LEGO pieces, beads, figurines – and matches their shapes and authentic hues so well that the works look strikingly similar to the originals. These artworks resemble the impressionistic tradition, as they can be appreciated both from a distance as well as up close.

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eco-friendly art, environmental art, famous paintings, found object art, full-post, iconic paintings, Jane Perkins, lego, pixel art, plastic art, plastic classics, recycle art, recycling, recycling art, recycling ideas
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