Selected Press Coverage

January 2020

Communication Arts – Insights column

November 2019

Creative Review

All your favourite Surrealists rendered in Play-Doh

Creative Boom

Photobooth portraits of Surrealists from the 1920s recreated in Play-Doh

Fused magazine

Surrealists Rendered in Play-Doh

Time Out London

Surrealists Rendered in Play-Doh

Telegraph Review – Viewfinder column – print only

October 2019

CBS News – Saturday morning programme

November 2018

Interview in issue #12 of Lunch Lady magazine

Monopol magazine – November issue

Stil-Kolumne von Anne Waak

June 2018

Conde Nast Traveler, Spain

Eleanor Macnair, artista play-doh 

May 2018


This Artist Uses Play-Doh to Meticulously Recreate Famous Photographs

L’Oeil de la photographie

Photographs rendered in Play-Doh by Eleanor Macnair

Creative Boom

Classic Photographs of Sofas, Birds and Knees recreated in colourful Play-Doh

PDN Photo of the Day

Shaping the Sofas, Birds and Knees of Photographic History in Play-Doh

April 2018

Creative Review

A history of photography in Play-Doh

Cultured Magazine

Top 25 events – April/May 2018 print issue

Frankfurter Rundschau

Knete, die Sich auf dem Sofa sunit

May 2017

De Standaard, Belgium

Zien. Topfotografie vertaald in… Play-Doh

Magnum Photos in Play-Doh

GQ Mexico

Magnum Photos celebra su 70 aniversario con un poco de Play-Doh

IB Times

Well-known photographs and portraits of famous people recreated in Play-Doh

Il Post

Grandi foto rifatte con il pongo

Creative Boom

Eleanor Macnair renders iconic photographs in Play-Doh to celebrate 70 years of Magnum Photos

L’Oeil de la Photographie

Eleanor Macnair, Magnum Photos rendered in Play-doh

T Magazine, NY Times

10 Classic Photographs Reimagined entirely in Play-Doh

Magnum Photos 

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Magnum Photos, artist Eleanor Macnair recreates photographs from the photo agency’s history in colorful clay sculptures

March 2017

Elephant Magazine #30 Spring 2017

It’s transformative. Doh! 

January 2017

European Photography magazine, issue # 100

100 Pictures that tell a story

July 2016

Polka magazine

Un jeu d’enfant

Courier International

Photographie. Les plus grands clichés recréés en pâtes à modeler

April 2016

El Pais

Cómo recrear con plastilina obras maestras de la fotografía by Deborah Garcia Sanchez-Marin


Ideas Series: Interview with Eleanor Macnair

Collector Daily

Every booth at AIPAD

BIBA magazine

Mon coup de cœur pour les photos modelées d’Eleanor Macnair

 March 2016

Creators Project

Cindy Sherman, Diane Arbus and More Get Recreated in Play-Doh by Shana Nys Dambrot

LA Times
Datebook: The art of Robert Mapplethorpe, photographs in Play-Doh, and zipper paintings by Caroline A.Miranda

CBC Arts

Making Art History come alive with Play-Doh by Leah Collins

Feature Shoot

Famous Photographs recreated in Play-Doh by Ellyn Kail

Juxtapoz Magazine

Eleanor Macnair recreates iconic photographs with Play-Doh

Art Daily

Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh

February 2016

L’oeil de la Photographie

Photographs Rendered in Play-Do

October 2015

Independent Review

Eleanor Macnair uses play-doh to refashion original works of art to moving effect by John Walsh

Eleanor Macnair has recreated many iconic photos in Play-Doh

Portraits in Plasticine by Natalie Rigg

Global Archive Photography


She Knows

Iconic images recreated in Play-Doh are amazin

September 2015


Play-Doh photographs by Eleanor Macnair – Tabish Khan

Iconic photos by Nan Goldin, Daido Moriyama, Eve Arnold and Guy Bourdin rendered in Play-Doh

July 2015

Photographs rendered in Play-Doh interview with Eleanor Macnair

June 2015

Darwin Magazine

Eleanor Macnair: Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh

May 2015

Behold blog, Slate Magazine

Re-Creating Photographs in Play-Doh by David Rosenberg

February 2015

Netzberühmt / Eleanor Macnair knetet Fotos mit Play-Doh nach by Elizabeth Rank

January 2015


Sculpting photographs in Play-Doh by John Edwin Mason

Emaho magazine

Carving contemporary photographs rendered in Play-Doh

January 2015

Instagram blog

Rendering Photographs in Play-Doh with @eleanormacnair

 Huffington Post

Play-Doh Recreations Of Famous Photos Bring Art History To The Craft Table by Priscilla Frank

Design Taxi

Iconic Photographs Creatively Recreated With Colourful Strips Of Play-Doh

Sky Arte Italy

Fotografie famose rifatte in plastilina

October 2014

PDN (Photo District News)

Photography at Play (Doh)

Paris S/S15 Celine in Play-Doh

Celebrating the latest Jacquemus collection with key looks created in Play-Doh

Eleanor Macnair: fotografie in Play-Doh

20minutos, Spain

Fotografías duplicadas con Play-Doh

September 2014

The Observer Magazine

Posed in Play-Doh

March 2014

The Oscars in Play-Doh

January 2014

Famous photographs take on a vibrant hue in Eleanor Macnair’s playful play-doh recreations by Ananda Pellerin

September 2013

Play-Doh photography: holding a highly malleable mirror up to nature by Sean O’Hagan

BBC News

Famous photographs recreated in Play-Doh

It’s Nice That

Miscellaneous: Eleanor Macnair remakes photography classics with Play-Doh by Emily Beber


Iconic photos recreated using play-doh

Pagina 12, Argentina

Click con plastilina

Trend hunter

Famous Photo Play-Doh recreations

Animal NY

Famous Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh

The World’s Best Ever

Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh

Lost State Minor

Play-Doh versions of famous photographs


Playful Play-Doh remakes of famous photographs


Photographs rendered in Play-Doh

 DVA foto

Tumblr of the day: Photographs rendered in Play-Doh

The tweet which started the ball rolling… thanks James Estrin!