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Tin Cans Transformed into Famous Art Historical Self-Portraits by Allan Rubin

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Allan Rubin, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (2017), all images via the artist.
Allan Rubin ‘s aptly named series CANON presents a range of famous artists throughout history, all rendered from an amalgamation of tin cans. The works are each painted in the style of the artist's self-portrait, such as a Post-Impressionist Vincent Van Gogh or Neoclassical Angelica Kauffmann .
The body of work grew out of the painter's desire to work on a smaller scale in his cramped studio. The can sculptures proved to be a perfect solution, and provided an intriguing challenge for Rubin to transform flat images...
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