Art behind bars

Posted by: Lyra Pappin

American artist Scott Blake is bringing pop icons to black and white life, using barcodes from their products to create cool images. One for Oprah, for instance, uses the barcodes from her book club picks to create an ode to the lady O.

Don't let someone scan one though... you probably don't want to buy hundreds of random Oprah book picks in one fell swoop.

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Barcode Portraits by Scott Blake
Pop and op, intellectual and personal, minimal and ocular, appropriated and original. Scott Blake creates highly charged art that deserves to be seen....  Read full story
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Lyra Pappin
Toronto, ON, Canada

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