“I’ll have my Facebook portrait painted by Matt Held”

For years Brooklyn artist Matt Held painted portraits from old family photos, but this past Thanksgiving he began using Facebook portraits as source material. On his blog he writes that one day his wife was playing around with the computer, took a picture of herself in iPhoto – her interpretation of what she looked like … read more… ““I’ll have my Facebook portrait painted by Matt Held””

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Paul Campbell’s larger-than-life social networking pics

Blogger Tyler Green isn’t the only one contemplating Facebook self-portraits lately. New York-based artist, Paul Campbell is also wondering what compels the 70 million active Facebook users to pick, or not pick, a particular profile picture.”It’s this aspect that people choose this one image that really fascinates me,” said Campbell, who has an upcoming exhibition … read more… “Paul Campbell’s larger-than-life social networking pics”

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