Los Angeles-based surrealist Alexandra Dillon brings back to life things that people throw away in the most charming way. Dillon scavenges worn out paintbrushes and other common objects to use them as canvases for portraits of imaginary people.
I absolutely adore old timeworn French books. I love them piled high on a shelf or table. Gorgeous tied with a ribbon or old hemp string. But then.................I also adore them like this............. I have found this tutorial on "youtube" that explains how to make one......here is the link. ( press on arrow to start). For years I have walked past the batches at brocantes as I thought they were not " full books". What was I thinking? I have a huge pile from an attic clearance and I now I…
Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Dillon paints on found objects – stuff that passes for the fabric of the modern world. Alexandra’s pictures look like details from Old Master paintings, you know, those atomically-expensive classic works hedge fund managers who value art for its exponentially growing price lend to the museum for a ticket-holders only exhibition. You … Continue reading "Artist Alexandra Dillon Paints Classic Portraits On Everyday Objects"
The older people in this list might seem like peaceful elders, but only until you see their raunchy and totally inappropriate T-shirts. The combination of offensive slogans and dignified expressions is always hilarious.