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

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

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 1950s pin-up girls consisting of fractional photos and found objects.

4 | You Won't Believe What This Artist Uses To Recreate Dutch Master Portraiture | Co.Design | business + design

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

4 | You Won't Believe What This Artist Uses To Recreate Dutch Master Portraiture | Co.Design | business + design

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

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

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.

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

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

Michael Mapes website

Michael Mapes website


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A lot of us don’t spend much time thinking about time, but there are instances when we should.   This article is a reflection of history, time and #mosaics! Mixed Media - Mosaic Art -Michael Mapes | #Mozaico

A lot of us don’t spend much time thinking about time, but there are instances when we should. This article is a reflection of history, time and #mosaics! Mixed Media - Mosaic Art -Michael Mapes | #Mozaico

Michael Mapes makes stunning pieces that are comprised of tiny bits of paper, glass and other ephemera, carefully pinned onto boards // Michael Mapes + Best of the Web

Michael Mapes makes stunning pieces that are comprised of tiny bits of paper, glass and other ephemera, carefully pinned onto boards // Michael Mapes + Best of the Web

Michael Mapes creates mural portraits of pin ups using countless objects and pieces of paper.

Pin Ups Murals Created With Hundreds Papers

Michael Mapes creates mural portraits of pin ups using countless objects and pieces of paper.

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Specimen Box Picture Collages Created with Photo Fragments

http://petapixel.com/2012/05/03/specimen-box-collages-created-with-dissected-photo-fragments/

Specimens by Michael Mapes. He 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

Specimens by Michael Mapes

Specimens by Michael Mapes. He 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

Michael Mapes - mixed media, photo displayed specimen style (future project reference)

Michael Mapes' Incredible Photographs Of Dissected Human Specimens (PHOTOS)

Michael Mapes - mixed media, photo displayed specimen style (future project reference)

Incredible Mixed Media Collages Blend Science and Art - My Modern Metropolis

Incredible Mixed Media Collages Blend Science and Art

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