Mostly Uninvited 707

AlisonSye707

Carolus-Duran, painter and teacher, by John Singer Sargent, 1879. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, USA.

Taken from ‘What’s On at The National Portrait Gallery’ (March-May 2015). Picked from a bin.

If You Are New Here: This project started with me sewing junk-mail faces onto a big woollen blanket. It has since expanded to include images from magazines and leaflets, I find in bins and on public transport. ‘Uninvited’ was the working title, until I changed it to ‘Mostly Uninvited’. Unless I tell you otherwise, take it that the portrait was part of some junk mail, pushed through my letterbox. I will always credit photographers, illustrators, designers and the faces, whenever possible. All of my work is numbered, this is 632. If you search this number in ‘Categories’, you can find out about the other faces.

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