A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks…

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks…

We have already introduced you before with the work of an extraordinary artist Shanghai and Hong. she drew a portrait of the famous Chinese basketball player with paint and a basketball …

This time she decided to use another object of everyday life for her new project that is common socks. And if the artist had painted a portrait of a basketball player, she decided to paint a huge portrait of the famous Chinese director Zhang Yimou. To create the portrait it took 3 weeks and 750 pairs of socks, turned monochrome, because the artist used only black and white tones, as if forming the image of light and shadow. Its madeof some  Socks,  pins and portrait hung on the support of bamboo bars.

1. The artist On the background of his work – a portrait of Zhang Yimou’s Chinese director.

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (1)  2. Malaysian and Hong artist a few years ago she moved to Shanghai and in their spare time, promotes contemporary Chinese culture, creates unusual portraits of one or another direction.

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (2)  3. The girl is known for precisely what it is – unconventional artist who paints with the objects, it is not designed for this purpose. For example, traces of coffee cups, stones, salt and sugar, milk and ketchup. Everything that comes in her way, the artist can transform into a work of art than proud of.

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (3)  4. At the time she graduated from the University of Melbourne, the specialty designer-architect. Today she lives and works in Shanghai in the architectural firm, continuing, however, in her spare time she do her unusual creativity, which makes people wonder.

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (4)  5. Her latest work is a large-scale monochrome portrait made of socks, which are attached to bamboo poles.

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (5)  6. Why do socks, bamboo? Hong Yee explained it just …

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (6) 7. To create this new work Things that hang in the streets of Shanghai and dried on a bamboo bar  inspired her.

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (7) 8. This combination of noisy city with such a primitive method of drying clothes struck the girl.

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (8)  9.A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (9) 10. And now the answer to the question, what does Zhang Yimou?  Yes, despite the fact that in the battle scenes of his films the director uses a bamboo stick as his weapon for combat.

A Portrait Made Up Of 750 Pairs of Socks... (10)  12. So the artist compared these images and decided to do a similar portrait.

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