Puz Warh 5X5 | nft video
PUZZLING WARHOL 5X5 | NFT video | minted on >>> OpenSea | edition of 3
The two square portraits created for each subject are multiplied and arranged in a grid-like pattern, forming a chequered surface. In the video animation, various square surfaces are montaged, showcasing different arrangements of the portraits. The positions of the two portraits alternate and swap, creating a dynamic visual experience.
With these works Morucchio continues to explore and reinterpret Andy Warhol's Pop portrait aesthetics begun in 2019 with the series of physical >>> Puzzling Warhol works created both physically as limited edition prints and then as video animations >>> Puzzling Warhol videos and stills from videos >>> Puzzling Warhol stills minted as NFTs. The project involves coloring and transforming the original photographic portraits of the chosen figures, recreating them with intricate butterfly wing pieces. A selection of characters includes Marilyn Monroe, Mao Zedong, and Muhammad Ali—individuals whom Warhol himself depicted in his portraits nearly half a century ago. These iconic figures transcend their respective fields, leaving an indelible mark on popular culture and society as a whole.