dissected artists

In an interesting new advertising campaign for the MASP Art School, DDB Brazil has created this series of ads, featuring famous artists dissected. Dahli, Picasso and Van Gogh all get dissected in their very own signature styles. A simple and very effective idea. Check out the full ads after the jump…

Salvador Dalí, Vincent Van Gogh, and Pablo Picasso dissected. By advertising firm DDB Brazil for São Paulo Art School.

General rule of thumb when it comes to art (of any sort), when you put something to paper, whether it be good, bad or down right ugly, you’re containing it, saving yourself by taking the intangible and giving it a face and name. You have power over that when you can see and speak it.