\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 area between photography and sculpture, functioning both as portraits and as fascinating scientific canvases that make you question the the logic behind the organization of each piece.
LOVE! Self portrait hand prints - dewestudio lesson Have the students write about their year. What did they think __grade was going to be like, what was it really like? How have they grown? What new things about themselves did they learn? Fill the hands with patterns and the background with their writing.
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sofia Bonati is a self-taught illustrator currently living in UK. She creates delicate female portraits combined with textures and patterns. There's always something imaginative and mysterious in her works, and when you look at them the first thing that caughts your attention is the deep and thoughtful look of the women.
In the Art Room: Printed and Collaged Winter Self Portraits by Second Grade
Capriciousness-the ability to change one’s mind or mood quickly – the quality of being unpredictable, impulsive – ‘as if governed by the changing winds.’ imagination: From site: http://thecostaricanews.com/art-imagination-and-insight/9788