by Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 18 May 2012

‘Remember my face, so you can seek vengeance in the next life’, says action star Jet Li in The Warlords as General Pang Qingyun. Now his face – and other celebrities’ faces – are remembered in a revolutionary way by Steve Payne, who gives them the full Russian general makeover with the help of 18th century artist George Dawe’s elaborate paintings. Hell, even Chuck Norris gets the Russian general treatment, and looks better for it.