David LaChapelle - The Raft
"Big Boss" chromogenic print, 2010
"After I took the photographs [in China], the only thing that was retouched was  [Bruce Lee’s] face and the colour. There’s a grainy texture to give you that printed feel of a movie poster. I took the pixels and basically painted Bruce’s face by moving pixels [around], which is a painstaking, difficult process to do; you have to have a lot of patience, keep looking [at] and walking away from it … to try and get a likeness of Bruce Lee…."

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David LaChapelle - The Raft

"Big Boss" chromogenic print, 2010

"After I took the photographs [in China], the only thing that was retouched was  [Bruce Lee’s] face and the colour. There’s a grainy texture to give you that printed feel of a movie poster. I took the pixels and basically painted Bruce’s face by moving pixels [around], which is a painstaking, difficult process to do; you have to have a lot of patience, keep looking [at] and walking away from it … to try and get a likeness of Bruce Lee…."

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