Greenpoint, October, 2015

Thursday, January 31, 2013


The line between art and fashion is shrinking by the day. As an example, take the self portraits of Ahn Jun of South Korea. Many, like the one below, portray the artist perched on the ledges of skyscrapers. Very cool.
Check out those water tanks! (Courtesy The Guardian)
While some give us the artist's full figure (or at least half), quite a few focus on the legs and feet dangling above the city. Very high.
(Courtesy The Telegraph)
For some reason, this put me in mind of a self portrait of my own. Taken at considerably lower altitude, I think you'll agree, it speaks to Ahn Jun's work in oblique and somewhat horizontal ways:
Seoul shoes?

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