Iconic Photographs Re-Created in Play Doh: Man Ray to Nan Goldin

photosrenderedplaydohPoints for creativity go to Eleanor Macnair, who recently launched the “Photographs rendered in Play-Doh” Tumblr. Given the name of the Tumblr, I probably don’t have to explain the concept. I think you get it. Above we have “Photographer Dennis Stock holds a camera in front of his face, 1955” — the original by Andreas Feininger (right), and the recreation by Ms. Macnair (left). Also on the Tumblr you’ll find, among others:

  • “Nan and Brian in Bed, New York City, 1983” by Nan Goldin (original – play doh)
  • “Dovima with elephants, evening dress by Dior, Cirque d’Hiver, August 1955” by Richard Avedon (original – play doh)
  • “Helen Tamiris, 1929” by Man Ray (original – play doh)

Stay tuned, there’s hopefully more to come.

H/T goes to James Estrin, co-editor of The New York Times Lens Blog

Photo above via DVAfoto

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