The Manually Pixelated Cityscapes of Phil Stein

Cityscapes are some of my most favorite kinds of photographs. A simple snapshot of a city is full of detail, hidden surprises and layers that can unfold over multiple viewings. I never tire of going back through a photo of a Chicago skyline, picking through the streets, windows and throngs of people.

They’re inherently beautiful and evocative on their own but artist Phil Stein makes them doubly so by printing his photos and mounting them onto small pieces Plexiglas to create large scale collages. It creates a manually pixelated effect that adds even more depth and interest as well as another layer of artistic intent and skill.  [h/t]

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