Chuck Close an incredibly talented American artist who creates those huge photorealistic paintings. Here a is mind-blowing piece. It's called Fanny/Fingerpainting, a beautiful portrait of Close's wife’s late grandmother Fanny created with fingerprints!
(click images for detail) Unfortunately I know very little about Korean artist Minjeong An (her website is currently down), but these are just a few of her incredibly complex self-portraits illustrated using some kind of information visualization.
I paint people’s ideal bookshelves: your favorite books, books that changed your life, books that made you who you are. Picking your ideal books is not an easy task (try it! I think of this project as an intimate form of portraiture - Jane Mount