Portraits in Dust
Posted by shreeshreethakur on March 20, 2012
Those with spare dust collecting in their vacuums can just give it to Allison Cortson. The Los Angeles-based artist collects dust from the homes of her subjects and incorporates the particles into the background of their portraits. The subdued shades provide contrast to the vibrant colors of her illustrations in an effort to emphasize that matter is empty space that only has value through its interaction with the living.