Mind-Blowing Portraits Made of Test Tubes and Pushpins | Wired Design | Wired.com

It’s fun to imagine what Michael Mapes’ studio must look like: You would assume that the New York-based artist’s workspace has to resemble the lab of a harebrained entomologist, with test tubes, specimen bags and pushpins strewn about.In reality, of course, to create the startlingly elaborate sculptural portraits Mapes is known for, he has to be much more organized than that. “It does take a fairly high degree of organization,” assures me. “But that’s not the hardest part.”

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One comment on “Mind-Blowing Portraits Made of Test Tubes and Pushpins | Wired Design | Wired.com

  1. That’s really amazing Sue. I’m glad you shared that one.

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