25 Awesome Contemporary Portrait Artists

Eric Daigh

Genre: Mixed Media

Michigan artist Eric Daigh has traded art supplies for office supplies, making portraits out of objects like pushpins, duct tape, or Post-It notes. There is certainly a heavy novelty factor for these works, but the craft and technique is undeniable. They make clear references in scale and composition to the portraiture of Chuck Close or Thomas Ruff, while the meticulous mosaic process might resemble a contemporary form of Pointillism. If only Seurat could have used graphics software. Website

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