Phil Hansen stubbornly adheres to one artistic cliche. He's willing to suffer for his art. Take the giant portrait he made of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il as a protest against nuclear proliferation. He applied 6,000 adhesive bandages on a plywood backdrop. Then, using a quart-sized bag of his own blood, he painted Kim's face on the exposed gauze. His sister-in-law, a doctor, helped him draw the 500ml he needed. From the yahoo interview here: The artist's own website is:

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