For his latest exhibit Blue Period, British artist Jonathan Yeo has created portraits of well known figures, including Hugh Hefner and George W. Bush, out of dirty images from pornographic magazines.
He explains, From far away they look quite beautiful but when you look closely theres an erect penis getting fellatio on Bushs ear.
Yeo used hundreds of dirty rag mags, with each portrait requiring up to 30 magazines to complete.
To create accurate depictions, Yeo had to look in strange, sexual places.
He says, Top shelf magazines like Playboy werent very good. Everyone looks soft and orange. The more obscure ones, like 50 Plus and Big Black Butts were the best.
Yeo is looking forward to a break from all the porn because, as he puts it, Ive seen much too much bum sex and Im tired of asking, Has anyone seen a black cþþk?
His exhibit is showing at the Lazarides Gallery in London now until July 11.
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