Monday, July 6, 2009

this is one of the last pieces i made.. it's called Superstar.

With this piece i was trying to mix pop from the 60's & pop from today.. the name refers to Andy Warhols "superstars" this was a term he used to describe the cool people around him. The piece has a small mirror behind the lens, so you can see yourself in it.. in a way implying that you too can be a superstar.

Also the piece has elements that were inspired by Tom Sachs, Takashi Murakami & my trip to Rome in 2007.. the Vatican has lots of things in shiny gold & glass boxes.. it makes the most inanimate object look & feel important.



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