You May Know Her as Jessa on GIRLS, But Jemima Kirke Is Also A Talented Artist.

Jemima Kirke Is Also A Talented Artist

London-born actress Jemima Kirke, who you may know as the selfish, self-destructive but likeable Jessa on the HBO series GIRLS, also happens to be a talented fine artist. (more…)

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You Thought Packaging Tape Was For Shipping Boxes, But Mark Khaisman Proves Otherwise.

Art Made with Packaging Tape
Birkin Girl 5, 2013, Packaging tape on acrylic panel with translucent resin light box, 27 x 40 x 6 inches (68.5 x 101.6 x 15.2 cm), shown with lights off and on

Artist Mark Khaisman, originally from the Ukraine and now based in Philadelphia, uses packaging tape in a very different manner than you do. Applying layers of 2″ wide translucent and clear packing tape to backlit panels, he uses the play of shadow, depth, shape and color to create images of objects, portraits, patterns or motifs and the re-creation of movie and film noir stills. The results are reminiscent of digitized or pixelated photos, only with a depth and tactile quality that is unique to his work. (more…)

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