‘landscape I’ from the series ‘landscapes’

 

 

 

the netherlands is historically known for creating some of the finest landscape painters. levi van veluw is a dutch artist who creates landscapes of a different sort. his series of self-portraits ‘landscapes’, use is own face as the canvas. the series is the latest in a series of face based works. ‘material transfers’ shows van veluw covered in carpet, wood and rocks and in ‘ballpoints’ he uses his face as a more literal canvas for ballpoint pen drawings. he is currently showing at the stedelijk museum schiedam in ‘art leaves home iv’ running until august 31st.

face art by levi van veluw ‘landscape III’ from the series ‘landscapes’

face art by levi van veluw ‘landscape IV’ from the series ‘landscapes’

face art by levi van veluw ‘carpet’ from the series ‘material transfers’

face art by levi van veluw ‘sterling wood’ from the series ‘material transfers’

face art by levi van veluw ‘gravel’ from the series ‘material transfers’

face art by levi van veluw ‘spirals’ from the series ‘ballpoints’

face art by levi van veluw ‘puzzle’ from the series ‘ballpoints’

face art by levi van veluw ‘hair’ from the series ‘ballpoints