Nasa Funahara Recreates Iconic Paintings Using Colored Tape

By: Jana Pijak - Nov 14, 2014
References: twitter & spoon-tamago
Nasa Funahara recreates iconic art pieces using colorful masking tape rolls. Her unconventional material choice adds a heightened sense of spirit to subject matter that include Leonardo da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa', Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' and Johannes Vermeer's 'Girl with the Pearl Earring'.

The artist is currently attending the Musashino Art University where she is a senior. While her studies include an oil painting major, her hobbies are described as collecting fun masking tape and napping.

Nasa Funahara's masking tape masterpieces are incredibly detailed and lifelike. She recreates iconic art pieces using an unexpected material and injects classic masterpieces with an added dose of color and personality. In addition to referencing Leonardo da Vinci, Vermeer and Munch, the artist also recreates the work of Van Gogh and Klimt.