Kind of random, but kind of interesting.
Girls Generation (SNSD) singer Tae-yeon has been turned into a piece of pop art by Japanese artist Hideaki Kawashima.
I’m not an art person, so I can’t tell you much about Kawashima aside from the fact that his work largely incorporates ethereal representations of disembodied faces. Subversive, or just a twist on Japan’s cute culture? Can’t say for sure, but they are oddly compelling. (And creepy.)
In any case, the artist spent four months in Seoul preparing for his solo exhibition, and had been charmed by Tae-yeon’s voice when he heard her radio program. After seeing the popstarlet on television, he drew the above Tae-yeon-inspired work, titled “Helmet.”Tae-yeon