One of the most gorgeous displays of the human form is a ballerina in a pirouette. There is something so elegant and timeless about the poise and physique of a dancer. Yet artist Jose Ignacio Romussi Murphy has found a way to make these classic beauties even more stunning. The artist embroiders colorful threads into vintage photographs of ballerinas to bring a new livelihood and panache to the already stunning dancers.[see_also]
Be sure to check out more work by the Chilean artist, Jose Romussi, including eclectic collages, colorful drawings, mixed media masterpieces, and photography on his Flickr photostream and website. Some of his works can be purchased on Saatchi.