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Jason Mecier

New Gene Wilder Portrait Proves He Really Is The 'Candy Man'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2016 | Weird News

Gene Wilder has been the subject of many tributes since his death on Sunday, but the tastiest has to be the portrait done by Jason Mecier. The San Fra...

7 Wild Artworks That Make The Established Art World Look Tame

Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

A melting ice cream truck, a yarn-bombed tree, an intricately sculpted beach -- these are not exactly the types of artworks you'll see lining the hall...

LOOK: Artist Makes Portrait Of Lindsay Lohan From Booze Bottles, Monistat 7, Handcuffs

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Jason Mecier is best known for creating incredible portraits of celebrities made out of trash. In many instances the stars who are the subject of ...

Kevin Bacon Made Of Bacon & Other Celebrity Food Mosaics

Posted 12.11.2012 | Home

San Francisco artist Jason Mecier is best known for his iconoclastic portraits of celebrities made out of trash, often from their own garbage cans. Bu...

LOOK: Artist Gives Big Bird An Unexpected Tribute After Presidential Debate

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Mitt Romney on Wednesday night unleashed a fury across America when, while speaking at the first presidential debate of 2012, he said would stop the s...

PHOTO: Sasquatch Portrait Is Made Out Of Beef Jerky

Posted 06.12.2012 | Home

Did you know that beef jerky has a national day? It does, and it's today. Oh -- happy National Beef Jerky Day (sorry we forgot to say that before)! ...

Acclaimed Mosaic Artist Jason Mecier Sits Down to Talk Shop... (and the Whitney Piece)

Vanessa Berben | Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts
Vanessa Berben

2012-03-07-Screenshot20120307at10.06.21AM.png I recently had the honor of sitting down with Mecier to not only talk about the Whitney controversy, but more importantly, focus on his other incredible works.

Artist Pays Tribute To Whitney Houston With Controversial Portrait

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Artist Jason Mecier is best known for taking unusual objects -- everything from licorice to trash that stars send him -- to create breathtaking celebr...

Lindsay Lohan's New Role As A Muse?

Posted 02.23.2012 | Arts

In her newest role, Lindsay Lohan is playing the original sexy sinner herself, Eve. (Where else could she go after playing sexy Jesus?) From "The Pare...

Noah Michelson

PHOTOS: Artist Turns Celebrity Trash Into Treasure

HuffingtonPost.com | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

For most people, the saying "one man's trash is another man's treasure" is an easy -- if not cliché -- way to defend what others might consider a que...

Amy Winehouse Portrait In Pills

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.13.2011 | Home

L.A. based artist Jason Mecier has captured Amy Winehouse in this incredible portrait made out of 5,000 multi-colored painkillers. The soul singer...