Max Zorn is a Dutch artist who has been active in street art at night and urban art since May 2011. His style is notable for its use of brown packing tape as a medium and cutting on acrylic glass with a scalpel to create portraits that need lighting from behind to be seen.

Unboxing Max Zorn

Whisper by Max Zorn

This is Whisper, by Max Zorn. See it and more of Max’s art up close at the Grand Opening, May 15th.

“The artist has to be something like a whale swimming with his mouth wide open, absorbing everything until he has what he really needs.” — Romare Bearden

In 2016: In collaboration with Scotch Tape, Max Zorn creates the largest outdoor tape art installation ever made out of brown packing tape. It’s a 40-square-foot freestanding illuminated artwork titled “Huckleberry” for the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

In 2019: “Paris Afternoon” (in a vintage cigar box) by Max Zorn is exhibited at the Stick Together Gallery booth inside the SCOPE Miami art fair during Art Miami Week.

Art History Matters: We have a new Timeline of Zorn’s career here.