Jun
3

A million muses… and one angle!

Posted by: Lyra Pappin

Facebook profiles endure with artist's touchFacebook hasn’t just inspired millions of pre-teens and procrastinators, it’s even managed to stir up artistic drive!  

A New York based artist Paul Campbell looks at why and how profile pictures are chosen and displays his work in Yorkville, Toronto.  

"They're essentially self-portraits that I project, and the projection itself distorts them, but it turns them into this painted object that makes them different from the quick image one might view online."

 "It's this aspect that people choose this one image that really fascinates me," said New York-based artist, Paul Campbell, who has an upcoming exhibition in Toronto called Facebook Profiles II.
 
"They're essentially self-portraits that I project, and the projection itself distorts them, but it turns them into this painted object that makes them different from the quick image one might view online."
 "It's this aspect that people choose this one image that really fascinates me," said New York-based artist, Paul Campbell, who has an upcoming exhibition in Toronto called Facebook Profiles II.
 
"They're essentially self-portraits that I project, and the projection itself distorts them, but it turns them into this painted object that makes them different from the quick image one might view online."
 "It's this aspect that people choose this one image that really fascinates me," said New York-based artist, Paul Campbell, who has an upcoming exhibition in Toronto called Facebook Profiles II.
 
"They're essentially self-portraits that I project, and the projection itself distorts them, but it turns them into this painted object that makes them different from the quick image one might view online."

Never before have so many pictures with hidden faces and cleavage been so prominently figured!  :)

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Lyra Pappin
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