You Call This Art ? John Lennon
Well I’m hesitant to even post this, but I thought it would be of interest to John Lennon fans.
Viktor Mitic calls himself an artist. I guess it’s all in the eye of the beholder. He’s created a portrait of John Lennon. That in and of itself is not all that unusual. It’s the “how” that’s gotten people’s attention.
Mitic made the portrait of John Lennon by firing bullets at a canvas, from the same type of gun used to kill the Beatle.
” Viktor Mitic has also created pictures of Jesus Christ, Paris Hilton, John F Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe by shooting holes through paintings.
He uses a combination of semi automatic handguns, rifles and shotguns to shoot holes into his paintings of iconic figures.”
John Lennon was a part of the most influential musical experience of the 20th century. He also contributed so much more individually after going through his own dark period. Then to have his life cut short by the obsessions of an ill man, Mark David Chapman, is so sad. I don’t think I’ll be picking up any copies of Viktor Mitic’s (art?).