• The Notorious BIG has been Immortalized in Leather

    The late great Notorious B.I.G. and Bob Marley are two of the stars who have been immortalised in leather by an artist Mark Evans takes leather hides and transforms them into works of art by hand-carving and etching the suede using only surgical knives.

    The painstaking pieces usually sell from between $120,000 and $450,695.00 and have attracted celebrity fans in the shape of model Tyson Beckford and Chelsea footballer Juliano Belletti. Belletti personally commissioned a piece depicting himself scoring the winning goal for Bracelona in the 2006 Champions League final against Arsenal. Other subjects include Mohammad Ali, Winston Churchill, Steve McQueen and Jesus Christ.

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