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Denim Paintings by Ian Berry

The Artist from London Lays Down Strokes Made from Strips of Everyone’s Favorite Fabric
Posted by Gestalten—02/2017

Almost everyone has their favorite pair of blue jeans. Some prefer them crisp and fresh from the rack. Others want their denim well-worn, softened with age and lightened with time. Regardless of which tone or hue our trousers come in, there's a story threaded into our favorite pairs of pants, and artist Ian Berry is exploring how to use one of the most popular man-made materials.

Using strips of denim in its many shades, Berry assembles large-scale collages with a keen attention to detail. As he layers denim on denim, the fabric’s distinctive grain adds texture and depth to the deep blue and shining whites. The final products are beautiful tributes to the blue jeans we all know and love. See more work by Ian Berry below, and explore the rich history of everything denim in our book Blue Blooded

Images © Ian Berry

Blue Blooded

Posted by Gestalten—06/2016

The Age of Collage Vol. 2

Posted by Gestalten—06/2016

The Official Blue Blooded Teaser

Introducing Our Book on Denim Hunters
Posted by Gestalten—05/2016

Psychedelics and Surrealism

Get to Know Spanish Collage Artist Fran Rodríguez
Posted by Gestalten—03/2017

Animated Paintings by Lauren Gregory

Get Lost in the American Artist’s Hypnotic Stop Motions
Posted by Gestalten—11/2016

Ask Not What Your Furniture Can Do for You

Dada Artist Nils Holger Moormann Lets Us Know Why
Posted by Gestalten—11/2016

363 Days of Tea by Ruby Silvious

The Artist Takes Tea Time to a New Level in Her Micropaintings
Posted by Gestalten—10/2016

Body of Work by Roos van de Kieft

The London-Based Photographer Offers a New Perspective on the Physicality of Photographs
Posted by Gestalten—10/2016

Harvester by Vasilis Avramidis

The Painter Tackles the Mechanics of Memory in His New Series
Posted by Gestalten—09/2016

Learn About Copycats from Joe La Pompe

The French Advertising Expert Offers Insight Into the Industry
Posted by Gestalten—08/2016

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