Jeanius: London scenes made out of denim

Posted at 8:00 am, December 9, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London
© Denimu

Got a few pairs of old jeans lying around? Not sure what to do with them? Make them into a giant picture of London, obviously. That’s exactly what artist Ian Berry – aka Denimu ­– has done. Until this Wednesday the Catto Gallery plays host to his solo show, exhibiting all manner of images of London collaged entirely out scraps of the blue stuff – there are denim pubs, a denim Primrose Hill and even a denim depiction of the tube.

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Denimu’s excellent hotpant-recycling skills have won him a legion of admirers in high places – including Giorgio Armani and even notorious denim fan Jon Bon Jovi. What’s the key to his success? Well, you know what they say about creativity – it’s all in the jeans (we’ll show ourselves out).

© Denimu

Catch Denimu at The Catto Gallery until Wednesday Dec 11.

© Denimu

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