Friday, August 10, 2007

4. Make it simple to understand and accessable

Phil Hansen is not only tearing down the “gallery” walls that keep many people from seeing and enjoying art. He’s also showing us how it’s made -- all on the Internet.

In this piece titled “48 Women.” Hansen creates a portrait of convicted serial killer Gary Ridgway, aka The Green River Killer. The portrait is made of pixelated photos of a few of his forty-eight victims.

In this portrait of Bruce Lee. He uses karate chops to make the portrait. He films the event, see the video here

With his own blood, Hansen produces an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong II as a protest against nuclear proliferation. See video here

In this work he uses passages from the bible to create an image of KKK members to make a statement about religion

article about Phil Hansen
His Website