Friday, August 13, 2010

Artist Creates Robert Pattinson Mosaic-Style Portrait

527 West 23rd Street

Chelsea

Through Aug. 27

Is collage inherently subversive? This strenuously lively group show, organized by Paper magazine’s Carlo McCormick, suggests so.

The mischievous tone is set by Mark Flood’s “Twilight Feelings” (2010), a distorted, mosaic-style portrait of the vampire-franchise heartthrob Robert Pattinson. Using multiple copies of the same photograph, Mr. Flood gives the actor a giraffelike neck and sharply protruding chin.



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