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Scott Scheidly

An artist in America has been re-imagining traditionally masculine images of famous figures – mostly men – from history.

Scott Scheidly, who is based in Orlando Florida, has started a portrait series called ‘The Pinks’. These images, often hyper masculine in their subject, are painted in hues of bright pink.

He says the series:

Explores the cultural and social implications of color and symbology and how the predefined notions that accompany these perceptions can alter one’s identity and subsequent world view.

Though the tone is satirical, he says he enjoys making people laugh:

I do get negative feedback form some people which in a way I also enjoy. As long as I’m making individuals think outside the box I’m happy.

Here's a selection of his work.

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