New Masking Tape Paintings by Nasa Funahara – Spoon & Tamago


Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” recreated in masking tape. The piece was part of a recent Vermeer Tribute Exhibition in Japan.

 

The Japanese artist Nasa Funahara’s obsession with masking tape began with the simple hobby of collecting. As you might know, Japanese washi masking tape comes in all sort of colors, patterns and designs. And at 200 -300 yen a pop, they’re pretty easy impulse purchases, especially if you have a thing for stationery. It was in college when she decided to use her masking tape as part of a class assignment and the response was huge[…]

Source: New Masking Tape Paintings by Nasa Funahara

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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