Needle-poked holes Portraits by Michal Taharlev

Needle-poked holes Portraits by Michal Taharlev

Mar 26

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Highly detailed portraits using only a needle by Michal Taharlev

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Michal Taharlev, an Israel-based artist from Tel Aviv has created a series called ‘Holes in the memory’. He makes highly detailed portraits using only a 0.5mm needle by continuously poking the canvas that eventually make the images.

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“The use of a needle on a photo and the violet act of damaging and obsessing over memories, yet in a very strict manner, gives a new meaning to the innocence and the unknown future the photos hold,”


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