Kyu-Hak Lee’s Intricate Mixed Media Mosaics Recreate Van Gogh And Duchamp With Newspapers, Styrofoam
The Huffington Post
September 11, 2012
At first glance, Korean artist Kyu-Hak Lee‘s mixed media mosaics come off as fairly straightforward recreations of iconic works of art. But upon closer inspection, there’s more depth to Lee’s works than expected. Using a specific technique — rolling strips of magazine and newspaper pages around small bits of wood — Lee replicates brushstrokes, patterns, and colors to create a commentary on consumerism and worth.