Philip Karlberg Creates Abstract Celebrity Portraiture for Plaza Magazine

 - May 13, 2012
References: minkmgmt & mymodernmet
Philip Karlberg is gaining a great deal of recognition for his new work featured in Plaza Magazine. The portraits, which are minimalist in design, are fabulously iconic.

Karlberg, who is an amazing and talented photographer known for his offbeat work, is familiar with using unlikely objects to portray images. In this particularly striking set, the creative photographer used pins, a pinboard, and sunglasses to create the immediately familiar faces of Karl Lagerfeld, Jackie O., Johnny Depp, and more. A true testament to the his abilities, the iconic faces in the painting are recognizable largely due to strategic lighting and shooting angles.

Creative, timeless, and remarkable, these cutting-edge portraits are a mesmerizing mix between minimalist design and impactive images. Sure to go viral, Philip Karlberg is a name to look out for.