Off the Walls - Inspired Re-Creations of Iconic Artworks

Author(s): Sarah Waldorf (Preface by); Annelisa Stephan (Preface by)


When life (in a global pandemic) imitates art . . .


Van Gogh's Starry Night made out of spaghetti? Cat with a Pearl Earring? Frida Kahlo self-portraits with pets and toilet paper? While the world reeled from the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), thousands of people around the globe, inspired by challenges from Getty and other museums, raided toy chests, repurposed pantry items, and enlisted family, roommates, and animals to re-create famous works of art at home. Astonishing in their creativity, wit, and ingenuity, these creations remind us of the power of art to unite us and bring joy during troubled times. Off the Walls: Inspired Re-Creations of Iconic Artworks celebrates these imaginative re-creations, bringing highlights from this challenge together in one whimsical, irresistible volume. Getty Publications will donate all profits from the sales of this book to Artist Relief, an emergency initiative offering resources to artists across the United States.




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  • : 9781606066843
  • : Yale University Press
  • : Yale University Press
  • : 0.27
  • : August 2020
  • : .4 Inches X 6 Inches X 5.25 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sarah Waldorf (Preface by); Annelisa Stephan (Preface by)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 144