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Interview by The NUBLK

Best known for his ‘thumb tack art’ pieces of icons such as Grace Jones and Jay-Z, Brooklyn artist Andre Woolery (who we featured in 2011) decided to leave the past city life behind for the vibrant shores of Jamaica. 

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE A PUSHPIN PIECE?

I’ve never actually timed it because it takes considerable amount of time.  Here is a commission I did for my old agency, KBS, that is hanging outside of a conference room. It’s a short timelapse that demonstrates the line by line process:

One day I will shoot more timelapse videos and get a better understanding of how long it might take.  Stay tuned.