Chicago's "Princess Etch A Sketch" Goes Viral For Her Suerat Reproduction
George Seurat's painting at the Art Institute of Chicago called "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" is made up of millions of tiny dots, or points. Combined they paint a picture of several people - many donning umbrellas enjoying a leisurely sunny day.
A Chicago artist named Jane Labowitch goes by Princess Etch A Sketch. She has been making fine art pieces that take several hours of meticulous work using the toy for years now. This week, her rendition of the Suerat painting went viral, getting attention on many websites like Reddit and the Chicagoist. She joined us to talk more about it:
You can find Jane Labowitch's official page, here.