David Pescovitz at 5:58 pm Thu, Jun 13, 2013
Photographer Wes Naman who famously wrapped his subjects' faces in scotch tape has now twisted people's mugs into grotesquery with rubber bands. You can revel in their beauty here and watch a behind-the-scenes video below!
Somewhere out there is an eye-licking elastic band fetishist who is really loving bb today. Just one of those afternoons?
I had a professor in undergrad drawing ( 1984) who had each student do this. He took our photo and we did graphite self portraits based upon them. Nothing is new I guess.
I, too, remember this sort of thing from decades ago. Nice to see it again.
Gottfried Helnwein did the Scotchtape thing with Rammstein for an album cover.
That reminds me, I need a new razor.
It’s like the Staples-universe Pinhead.
Is this art or third grade study hall?
It’s almost enough to make me miss planking. Almost.
I suppose this would be a good way of defeating ‘facial recognition’ software but one is still going to get strange looks from ones neighbors.
Remember kids, don’t touch plasmids.
scan and print for real fun!
Given his previous work, many in the faculty later felt they should have anticipated his “Portraits With Razorwire” series that resulted in the deaths of three undergraduates.
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