Peter R. Mason's Celebrity Collages are Crafted From Mail Stamps

By: Jana Pijak - Sep 12, 2014
References: thepostpopartman & wherecoolthingshappen
Peter R. Mason is known for his incredible celebrity collages that are made out of tiny postage stamp materials. Having depicted the royal family, Simon Cowell and other celebs in the past, the artist reveals a new series of icons. The illustrations depict rocker Jimmy Hendrix, screen siren Marilyn Monroe and political activist Nelson Mandela among others.

Defined as pieces of contemporary Pop Art, these celebrity collages by Peter R. Mason pay homage to the works of the movement's pioneers like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.

When viewed at close range, the art pieces reveal their sense of intricacy and incredible detail. These details are so seamless that they are almost unseen when they are examined from a further distance.