BNS, ‘Marylin Stardust’, 2017, DETOUR Gallery

BNS's is composed of multiple layers of newsprint, silkscreen, spray paint, acrylic, that lay on top of a wooden panel and then coated in resin. Each different component of "Marilyn Stardust" the sits on top of an initail layer of vintage newsprint and built up from there. Model and actress Marylin Monroe is depicted with a large David Bowie style lightning bolt extending down from her slicked back blonde hair. Her nose is pierced with a safety pin, and she has large spike earrings that complete the American icon's newfound look. Delicate red and black flowers frame the left side of her face while juxtaposing with bright red dripping spray paint on the right.

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