Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon becomes abstracted yet again at the mercy of Marietta Ganapin’s hole-punch.
Using a mezmerizing mandala form, Ganapin’s labor intensive methods of construction invoke the devotional practice of a monk. She selects her imagery from gift-shop postcards or museum brochures, using hole punches and cut-outs that are then used as the building blocks of her designs. With great care and attention to detail, the artist transforms these elements into intricately detailed mandalas.
You can see a fine selection of these intimate art-inspired mandalas at McKenzie Fine Art website.