Cleverly Merged Rockstars in Rock as Ancient Architectural Monuments

Cleverly Merged Rockstars in Rock as Ancient Architectural Monumentschinese artist depicts rockstars as ancient architectural monuments
With a passion for rock music equalling his love of art, chinese creative DU kun brings together his favorite musicians, architectural compositions and natural wonders of the world in a series of painted oil portraits. carved into pagodas, confucian mausolea, buddhist temples and other traditional asian structures, the faces of china’s famous rockstars appear as majestic mountain and cliffs rising from the seas. roaring waterfalls, volcanic eruptions and lush landscaping are woven into the carefully painted compositions, each revealing meticulous details and hidden curiousities upon closer inspection.

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‘punk temple’, 2014 | 200 x 130cm
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‘karen island’, 2014 | 210 x 140cm
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‘wang chuan house’, 2016 | 210 x 140cm
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detail of ‘wang chuan house’
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‘tianyin court’, 2016 | 210 x 140cm
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detail of ‘tianyin court’
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‘tsutenkaku’| 210 x 140cm
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detail of ‘tsutenkaku’
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‘celeste court’, 2014 | 210 x 140cm
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detail of ‘celeste court’
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arai palace, 2014 | 200 x 130cm

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