maurizio galimberti mosaics celebrity polaroid portraits
maurizio galimberti mosaics polaroid portrait compositions
(above) johnny depp
all images courtesy of maurizio galimberti

 

 

 

 

italian artist maurizio galimberti’s polaroid work freezes time by deconstructing multiple photographed images into a single montaged composition. galimberti has been developing and maturing his mosaic technique, initially adapted to portraiture and finally to landscapes and towns. several of his compositions are formed from the images of renowned actors, directors and musicians like johnny depp, catherina zeta jones, javier bardem and lady gaga. his work with panoramas collages photos from rome, turin, naples, palermo and florence, segmenting the architecture, urban and rural visions into geometric configurations. the subjects become so abstracted by the layering and overlapping that they give the viewer an almost three-dimensional perspective, turning the motifs into a complex illusion of depth and volume.

 


portrait of chuck close
video courtesy of giampiero d`angeli

maurizio galimberti mosaics celebrity polaroid portraits
portrait of robert deniro

maurizio galimberti mosaics celebrity polaroid portraits
george clooney

maurizio galimberti mosaics celebrity polaroid portraits
catherine zeta jones

maurizio galimberti mosaics celebrity polaroid portraits
javier bardem