The act of destruction explored in an illustration series by Alessandro Pautasso.

“Ars Gratia Artis” is an illustration collection by Alessandro Pautasso that explores the act of destruction as an act of creation, revisiting classical and iconic symbols of the past. Alessandro used characters known from Greek mythology: David, Pietà, Apollo, Dionysus, Heracles, Aphrodite, Artemis, and Medusa.

Enjoy the following illustrations. For more of Alessandro Pautasso’s creative work, feel free to visit his website or follow him on Behance.

All images © by Alessandro Pautasso. Check out more inspiring work in the Illustration category.

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