Creepily Realistic Masks

Posted on Weird 22

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No, this isn’t footage of Donald Trump dancing with Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un and no, nobody peeled their faces off to wear in public. Believe it or not, these are actually masks by Colorado-based artist Landon Meier (previously here). “I try to pick characters, people who’ll be fun to run around scaring people with,” Meier told BuzzFeed News. “I try to pick topical stuff and right now, with the political atmosphere, everyone is so polarized and angry. So I thought it would be fun to lampoon each one of them.” Each piece takes Meier weeks, sometimes months, of sculpting, silicone casting, and careful paint and hair work. “It’s a fine art product. It’s wearable art.”