Arts

26/10/2015

Mechanics help recreate Renaissance masterpieces in this photo series

The Renaissance Series

(From Lost at e Minor) The Renaissance Series is a brilliant photography project by Freddy Fabris that recreates Renaissance masterpieces… using mechanics.

Freddy says he had wanted to pay homage to the masters for years and ‘translating painting into photography was a challenge I looked forward to’.

‘I wanted to respect the look and feel of theoriginals, but needed to come up with a conceptual twist that would create a new layer to the original’, Fabris told The Huffington Post. ‘To take them out of their original context, yet maintain their essence. By chance I came across an old Midwest car shop that triggered this series, the place screamed for something to be shot there, and slowly but steadily ideas started to fall into place’.

Everything from The Creation of Adam to The Last Supper and The Anatomy Lesson is recreated by Fabris. Fantastic stuff — these are masterpieces in and of themselves!

See more of Freddy Fabris’ work here.

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