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The Most Absorbing Celebrity Portraits You've Ever Seen

Bounty backs the "paper towel Picasso."

  • <p>Supreme Court 2013</p>
  • <p>Totem Skagway</p>
  • <p>Ladies Of The Club</p>
  • <p>George Clooney</p>
  • <p>Conan</p>
  • <p>Ariana Huffington</p>
  • <p>Lucille Ball</p>
  • <p>Angelina Jolie</p>
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    Supreme Court 2013

  • 03 /09

    Totem Skagway

  • 04 /09

    Ladies Of The Club

  • 05 /09

    George Clooney

  • 06 /09

    Conan

  • 07 /09

    Ariana Huffington

  • 08 /09

    Lucille Ball

  • 09 /09

    Angelina Jolie

When is a paper towel worth $10,000? When it bears the likeness of George Clooney.

Artist Ken Delmar was cleaning his paint brushes one day, when he noticed how the two-ply fabric of the paper towels seemed to grab the paint right off the bristles. He decided to try a canvas switch-up and, after testing a number of towel brands, settled on Bounty. The company found out about Delmar's works and decided to sponsor a show of his paintings at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea. The collection included portraits of famous actors, from Clooney to Angelina Jolie, colorful mask-like faces, and all nine supreme court justices. See the portraits in the gallery above.