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vik muniz: famous artworks recreated from torn magazines
jul 13, 2012
vik muniz: famous artworks recreated from torn magazines



vik muniz: famous artworks recreated from torn magazines
‘pictures of magazines 2′ by vik muniz
‘a bar at folies bergères’, after edouard manet

 

 

 

 

brazilian artist vik muniz has extended his repertoire of unusual mediums in his artwork with a series entitled ‘pictures of magazine 2′.  the project is characterized by famous paintings recreated with outdated magazines that have been torn up and meticulously arranged to mimic the tones and contours of the original pieces. masterpieces reproduced include ‘a bar at folies bergères’, after edouard manet; ‘green apples’, after paul cézanne and ‘wheat field with cypresses’, after van gogh. the artworks are on exhibition at xippas gallery.


‘the card players’, after cézanne

 

 


‘floor scrapers’, after gustave caillebotte

 

 


‘the butcher’s shop’, after annibale carracci

 

 


‘green apples’, after cézanne

 

 


‘summer in the city’, after edward hopper

 

 


‘wheat field with cypresses’, after van gogh

 

 


‘after the bath’, after degas

 

 

via ARTchipel

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