|Source: Nina Katchadourian|
15th Century Flemish Style Portraits Recreated In Airplane Lavatory Click the link for the full set.
From the artist:
While in the lavatory on a domestic flight in March 2010, I spontaneously put a tissue paper toilet cover seat cover over my head and took a picture in the mirror using my cellphone. The image evoked 15th-century Flemish portraiture. <…> I made several forays to the bathroom from my aisle seat, and by the time we landed I had a large group of new photographs entitled Lavatory Self-Portraits in the Flemish StyleFrom the art critic (Sally Cochrane)
What no one's saying, though, is that she was hogging the bathroom while a line of antsy people held their bladders!In related art news, the street artist Banksy is prowling New York. A group of Brooklyn locals, seeing people coming in to photograph the stencil, promptly covered it with cardboard and starting charging $5 per shot. Entrepreneurship and property rights are still alive.