• Ashkan Honarvar’s Vanitas Collages | Guest Post by The Artful Desperado.


    Posted on 14th May, by Dana Tomić Hughes in art, graphics + illustration. 2 Comments

     

    I have a slight (borderline clinical condition) addiction to collages. Pattern, colour, texture – what’s not to like!

    One of my favorite collage artists is Ashkan Honarvar. He’s a genius when it comes to communicating social issues through images. In his series Vanitas, Ashkan teams up with stylist Kathi Kauder and photographer Sabrina Theissen (two other artful aces!) to depict the equilibrium between life and death and “the instincts that guide people under extreme circumstances”.

    Holy guacamole – I think Ashkan has created the perfect visual marriage between fashion, art and poetry, don’t you think?

    -Gabriel.


    [All images: Ashkan Honarvar]





  • 2 Responses to “Ashkan Honarvar’s Vanitas Collages | Guest Post by The Artful Desperado.”

    1. Leah Marie says:

      Such a great post! I had almost completely forgotten my love of collage.

    2. [...] YellowTrace ashkan hornarvar Collage color fashion Mixed Media vanitas yellowtrace blog [...]



    From The Blog.

    Hey there good lookin'! Check out some of the recent posts from the blog. Proudly brought to you by Yellowtrace. Word.

    Bureau Betak’s Knockout Mirrored Installation for Felipe Oliveira Baptista.

    The genius that is Alexandre De Betak of Bureau Betak strikes again (and again). This time with a knockout mirrored kaleidoscopic installation for Portuguese...
    Rwanda Education Centre by Dominikus Stark Architekten // Nyanza, Rwanda.

    Bricks. They’re probably my favourite. Bricks skillfully dispersed around a beautiful courtyard – ding dong! We’re journeying into the heart of darkness today, to...
    Gallery Post // Estate in Extremadura, Spain by ÁBATON.

    What once was an abandoned stable in rural Spain, became a special luxury estate in Extremadura under the expert guidance of Madrid-based practice ÁBATON...