Category : Public Art

12 Oct 2010

Mt Keira man takes on Obama, Australia, 2010

Illawarra Mercury. It took Brett Ashby more than 200 digital photographs to create his internationally recognised portrait of Barack Obama. yet none of them were of the President of the United States. In fact, Ashby has never met him. Instead, Brett spent countless hours in his Mt Keira unit painstakingly etching the precise elements of hundreds of travel snaps that would become the eyes, ears and mouth of one of the most recognisable faces in the world.The slender frame of […]