Iconic Artists Redesign Star Wars’ Stormtrooper Helmets [Pics]
Art Wars features the white headgear customized in various ways by 19 celebrities such as Damien Hirst and the Chapman brothers.
The white Stormtrooper is one of the most iconic images in the Star Wars films and the image has found its way in various things like posters, graphic t-shirts, key chains, and more.
For the art exhibition Art Wars, the Stormtrooper helmet gets an artsy make over by 19 artists. Artists like Damien Hirst, Jake and Dinos Chapman, David Bailey, Mr Brainwash, Paul Fryer, and Joana Vasconcelos were asked to create an original piece from a Stormtrooper helmet.
The artists customized the helmets however they wanted–Hirst painted spots on his, the Chapman brothers layered theirs with white bubbles, and Vasconcelos wrapped her helmet in crocheted lace.