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Sculptural Portraits Revive Used Paintbrushes with Social Commentary and Historical Details

12 days ago   |   By Colossal

“Caroline,” oil on carved wood, plastic, metal, plaster, and epoxy. All images © Rebecca Szeto, shared with permission
San Francisco-based artist Rebecca Szeto applies a heavy dose of social commentary to her ongoing Paintbrush Portraits. Through whittled busts and oil-based figurative renderings, Szeto alludes to a wide array of historical moments, significant figures, and issues that continue to impact the world today.
She transforms the used tools with hard bristles and stained ferrules-she's committed to an ecologically-conscious practice that repurposes materials already...
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