This Artist Turns Latte Foam into Stunning Portraits

New York City barista Michael Breach is known for using coffee as an artistic tool.
2:38 | 06/03/15

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The sportier utility vehicle. Buddhists are known to make elaborate sand sculptures. This guy you're about to meet now makes art in that same spirit, I guess, except it involves lattes. It's a frothy creamy concoction. But this will dissolve away nearly as fast. In what way is this art? I think it's art a lot of ways because it doesn't really have a use. The only real purpose of art is to make someone happy. Some artists use paint. Othe others sculpt with metal. Others, a toothpick. I wanted to make art with whatever was around me. Michael breach is a master barista artist. From Quinton to Leonardo. His caffeinated creations have hooked tens of thousands of followers on instagram. His creative flare has paid off as a full-time job as a jet-setting latte artist. Here I am traveling the world doing foam art. Yeah, I wake up every day and I go, is this a joke, is this real. Am I actually doing this? I'll wake up in Australia, wow, I'm in Australia. Doing foam art. It's performance art for hit corporate brands. I did stuff for Kenneth coal. One day I'm at home and I look and I'm all over the newspapers in England. So how does one go from being a barista to the Michael anglo of milk? I just sort of did it because I thought it was funny. Your career was launched on a dare. I tried to take it to another level because why stop there? Breach still remains grounded. And just like the foam, keeps it light. The art to me looks very serious. But you don't take it that seriously. I actually do love my job because it doesn't even feel like work. I haven't worked a day in over a year in a half. I'm juju Chang in a cup of coffee in Brooklyn. She looks great even in foam.

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