Based in Portland, Maine, Eric Giddings does more than just create likenesses of famed musicians and athletes. Manipulating a series of lines and shapes, Giddings’ Legend Lines are simple portraits from a far, and when viewed close up reveal concise patterns. In his work, Giddings hopes to “blur the line between poplar culture and high end art.” Does he succeed?

Lil’ Wayne is above. View legends Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, and Halle Gabresalassie after the jump.

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