Artist Michael Mapes dissects photos and arranges them, pinning fragments like insects, and putting other pieces in vials.

Dissected Photographs by Michael Mapes

Artist Michael Mapes dissects photos and arranges them, pinning fragments like insects, and putting other pieces in vials. Incredible stuff, lots more below.

Art by Michael Mapes

New York artist Michael Mapes creates elaborate specimen boxes by dissecting photographs and then compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins. The boxes exist in an uncanny

Michael Mapes Pin Ups are a series of three dimensional assemblages of original 1950s pin-up girls consisting of fractional photos and found objects.

Michael Mapes Pin Ups are a series of three dimensional assemblages of original pin-up girls consisting of fractional photos and found objects.

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You Won’t Believe What This Artist Uses To Recreate Dutch Master Portraiture

You Won't Believe What This Artist Uses To Recreate Dutch Master Portraiture

New York artist Michael Mapes creates collages that are equal parts portraiture and scientific specimen with hundreds of tiny photographic f...

Dutch Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Photographic and Scientific Specimens sculpture multiples collage - Michael Mapes

Michael Mapes uses tiny physical objects like glass vials, insect pins, gelatin capsules, printed photographs, and even human hair to assemble insanely detailed recreations of famous works by the likes of Rembrandt and Nicolaes Eliasz Pickenoy.

You Won’t Believe What This Artist Uses To Recreate Dutch Master Portraiture

Michael Mapes uses tiny physical objects like glass vials, insect pins, gelatin capsules, printed photographs, and even human hair to assemble insanely detailed recreations of famous works by the likes of Rembrandt and Nicolaes Eliasz Pickenoy.

Artist Michael Mapes dissects photos and arranges them, pinning fragments like insects, and putting other pieces in vials. Incredible stuff, lots more below.                 Michael Mapes’ Website

Dissected Photographs by Michael Mapes

Artist Michael Mapes dissects photos and arranges them, pinning fragments like insects, and putting other pieces in vials. Incredible stuff, lots more below.

COMPARTMENTALISED PORTRAITS

Michael Mapes is an artist who creates bizarre portraits out of various materials which resemble the equipment used to document specimens. These items such as insect pins, pinning foam, glass vials…

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Michael Mapes Pin Ups are a series of three dimensional assemblages of original pin-up girls consisting of fractional photos and found objects.

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