The Pictures of Magazine 2 by Vik Muniz is beautiful new series that is currently on display at the Galerie Xippas in Paris. This Brooklyn-based artist has reproduced nine famous paintings by Van Gogh, Manet and more from ripped pieces from popular magazines spreads.
These artworks recreate old masterpieces, and turn them into new modified magazine collages. Vik Muniz was recently in Rio where he recreated Guanabara Bay using pieces of trash. These beautiful pictures are extremely detailed, and their resemblance to the actual paintings is shockingly accurate.
Vik Muniz is a contemporary artist from São Paulo, Brazil, and he currently residing in New York City. His solo and group masterpieces have been exhibited all across the globe, and he has received numerous awards.