16 October 2008

The original copies



These are the two Picabias I'm currently ripping off. Woman with idol is the one on the right of the top pic.

What I like is that I'm doing copies of copies. Woman with idol was based on a picture in a 40s porn magazine, with the doctor in the original replaced by the idol. Adoration of the calf is based on a photo in a surrealist magazine.

The Piero I'm ripping off could also be classed as a copy, given that the dotted lines from the pouncing are still visible. Pouncing is the method Renaissance artists used to transfer drawings from a cartoon on to a wall to be frescoed.

3 comments:

Paul said...

Keep up the education!Will be in town the 27th next month. Prepare the Emersons!

David Cauchi said...

Jawohl!

John said...

Garh.......

you know,you're the kind of person where i hope you die by the pins of nyc

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