Tin Cans Transformed into Famous Art Historical Self-Portraits by Allan Rubin- Colossal


Allan Rubin, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (2017), all images via the artist.

 

Allan Rubin‘s aptly named series CANON presents a range of famous artists throughout history, all rendered from an amalgamation of tin cans. The works are each painted in the style of the artist’s self-portrait, such as a Post-Impressionist Vincent Van Gogh or Neoclassical Angelica Kauffmann.

The body of work grew out of the painter’s desire to work on a smaller scale in his cramped studio. The can sculptures proved to be a perfect solution, and provided an intriguing challenge for Rubin to transform flat images into three-dimensional works.

Vincent Van Gogh (2016)

 

Edgar Degas (2017)

Source: Tin Cans Transformed into Famous Art Historical Self-Portraits by Allan Rubin

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