That Ian Berry just as Picasso, a blue phase is an understatement. His paintings are truly fifty shades of indigo, but in contrast to Picasso is Berry’s devotion to the color longer lasting.
Ian Berry ‘paints’ realistic works of art by old denim to cut up and paste, almost like mosaic tiles. His fascination with the material came when Berry, a pile of old jeansbroeken saw, and the different contrasting colours of blue him in the eye jumps. A pair of scissors and some glue later, and Berry had his niche found him prompt a place in the Art Business News “30 under 30” list in return.
“Although he recognizes that it began as an experiment has Berry aware of his own connection with jeans – and the connection that other people with jeans have”, to read on the website of the artist that the name ‘Denimu’ under his work place.
Where did I put those scissors
His unique method earned him all commands of the James Dean Estate, and also Debbie Harry, Jennifer Saunders, Giorgio Armani and Giselle Bündchen have their image immortalised in indigo. In november he had his first major solo exhibition Behind Closed Doors, about the (hard) life in London.