Photographer Parker Day, dressed as her own work. (So meta!)

Art Imitates Life

A variety of artists made up to look like their art.

They say dog owners look more like their pets with each passing year. (It’s actually backed up by science.) But can visual artists look like their art? We got nine Angelenos to indulge our curiosity.


PENELOPE GAZIN, Illustrator

Illustration: All Choked Up, 2016 (right).

ANJA SALONEN, Painter

Painting: Chix, 2015 (left).

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IGGY SOLIVEN, Costume Designer

Costume: Chieftains of Frivolity, 2017 (right).

MARCEL ALCALÁ, Performance Artist

Performance: Performing Non-Conformity, 2015. Image by David Josef Tamargo (left).

KRISTEN LIU-WONG, Illustrator

Illustration: Imagined Self-Portrait With Juice, 2016 (right).

H09909, Musicians

Show: Live in Seoul, 2017. Image by @meldcole (left).

HONDA RIVERA, Illustrator

Illustration: Chillona, 2016 (right).

JENNY SAYAKA NONO, Video Artist

Video: Suffer, 2015 (left).

LUKE PELLETIER, Painter

Painting: This Time Last Year My Lack of Self Control Was a Lot More Endearing, 2015 (right).

NICHOLAS MAIER, Performance Artist

Exhibition: The Jerry Maguire Pyramid, by the Everything Is Terrible! collective. Image by Jim Newberry (left).

BLAKE KATHRYN, 3-D Artist

3-D artwork: Platinum Service, 2017 (right).
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