Friday, August 31, 2012

Classic Movie Star Wood Cuts by Loren Kantor

Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972)
We human beings are irresistibly attracted to look at other people faces. We search them for beauty, flaws, truth, connection. Movie stars careers often depend on what we see - real or imagined. Loren Kantor's wood cuts reduce faces down to their most fundamental elements. The elements that stir the emotions that draw us to the movies.

Loren's website: Woodcuttingfool

James Cagney

Lauren Bacall

Humphrey Bogart
Gene Hackman as Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle shooting a bad guy in The French Connection.
Buster Keaton in trademark felt pork-pie hat.