Packing Foam Fashions Emulate 16th and 17th Dutch and Flemish Masters’ Paintings [UPDATED].

Suzanne Jongmans Packing Foam Fashions

In Suzanne Jongmans Packing Foam Fashions, an ongoing series of quietly elegant photographs, she explores textures of both the past and present. Using the foam materials from packaging and insulation, she has fashioned them into the collars, shawls and clothes commonly seen in the 16th and 17th century Dutch, Flemish and French portraits by the likes of Golden Age and Dutch Renaissance painters Vermeer, Franz Hals, and Francois Clouet. (more…)

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Dollar Store Animals. A Series by Artist and Art Director Doug Pederson.

Minneapolis based artist and art director Doug Pederson, whose futureglyphs recently graced the cover of this year’s Communication Arts Typography Annual, dabbles in other mediums as well. One of his projects, Dollar Store Animals, combines miniature plastic animals with melted crayons for a surprisingly beautiful result. (more…)

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