Though nothing can compare to the wonder of seeing an artwork in person, we have tools to help you get a closer look at each of the pieces on Artspace.
By clicking on the zoom icon next to each artwork, you'll have the opportunity to explore each artwork and view hidden details, textures, and other indicators of the artistic process.
Here are 5 artworks you'll want to zoom in on.
1. Though this photograph was staged, admire Joe Fig’s detailed handiwork in his meticulously crafted miniature diorama of Chuck Close’s studio.
2. From a distance it’s easy to overlook Gonkar Gyatso’s unique process of using stickers of brands, cartoons, and folklore characters to interpret Buddhist imagery.
3. Each of the tiny squares in this stunning contact sheet by Werner Bischof capture different but equally breathtaking shots of the Swiss Alps.
4. In this piece by Wangechi Mutu, fragments from popular culture, wildlife magazines, porn, and hip-hop culture are collaged onto the female form.
5. This detail of a work by Huang Yan may look like a traditional Chinese painting, but in actuality it is applied directly to the model’s face, his cultural heritage deeply imbedded into his personal identity, not unlike a tattoo.