Portraits Breathe New Life Into Scratched Records [Pics]

Portraits Breathe New Life Into Scratched Records [Pics]
Design

New art rises from the ashes of damaged vinyl.

Serena Chu
  • 14 october 2013

Designer Monica Franceschi recycles old records that are irreparable into one-of-a-kind art creations. Scratch My Vinyl is a series of artworks featuring portraits of notable musicians. Using only metal nails, she etched portraits of Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash, Thom Yorke, and Jónsi on already scratched vinyls. Each piece of artwork from the “I Always Wanted to Cut A Record” collection is completely handmade, and features an acrylic painted label in the center.

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