Typography Portraits: Cris Wicks Paints The Words We Leave Behind

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'For this style of portraiture I thought about how when we die our physical bodies leave but our words remain in the minds of those we interacted with. I wanted to visually create this idea, that our words replace or perhaps transcend our physical form and allow us to still be seen and experienced after we're gone'. Los Angeles based artist Chris Wicks explains how these portraits were made: 'I began these paintings by gluing old newspaper articles and other paper memorabilia relevant to the ...  View More
March 12, 2017 Jason