Friday, 6 September 2013

Your body is my canvas | IMthesedays

Alexa Meade takes an innovative approach to art.

Not for her a life of sketching and stretching canvases.

Instead, she selects a topic and then paints it--literally.

She covers everything in a scene--people, chairs, food, you name it--in a mask of paint that mimics what's below it.

In this eye-opening talk Meade shows off photographs of some of the more outlandish results, and shares a new project involving people, paint and milk.

Alexa Meade paints mesmerizing, illusionistic portraits directly on living subjects, subverting familiar visual cues with perspective and color. Full bio »

Your body is my canvas | IMthesedays

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