Doublefaced No. 30
I’ve seen this series floating around for a while now. Conceptually, I like them a lot better than their eventual aesthetic execution. Given a stronger background in oil painting or even face painting, these could be much more surreal. To me, that would make them much stronger. These just seem a bit rushed and childish, but everybody’s all about the conceptual these days. What do you guys think?
Al Farrow’s Reliquaries series depicts the holy buildings of various religions using bullets, missiles, shells, and other weapons.
Mosque III (after National Mosque of Nigeria)
Tank killer missiles, Bullets,
Shell casings, Steel, Trigger.
25”H x 31”W x 29”D
An artist (name?) at UNCED created giant fish sculptures out of plastic bottles to highlight the plastic debris problem.
Ben Turnbull carves guns into wooden desks.
“Force fed on violence, abused by a controlling superpower and blackmailed through patriotism, the public are ultimately as disposable as the toys they once played with”
As most of you know, I am a portrait artist (www.allisoneve.tumblr.com). I am looking into doing a series that involve topless Tuesday posts. I am planning on painting these posts on really kitschy fabric. That’s right, I’m painting them on grandma fabric. It’s meant to be a statement on…
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