Posted: January 27, 2014 Filed under: Photography, Sculpture | Tags: 1980, 80s, classic, italian, Italy, luigi ghirri, Napoli, nude, photographer, sculpture, statue, woman
Napoli. Luigi Ghirri. 1980.
Posted: November 5, 2013 Filed under: Art, Photography | Tags: 1597, 16th century, 1999, 90s, Brazil, Caravaggio, drawing, Florence, food, food art, italian, Italy, medusa, pasta, pasta marinara, plate, sauce, spaghetti, Uffizi, Vik Muniz
Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is famous for using materials such as chocolate sauce, sugar, dirt, and cotton wool to create fleeting images which live on in the photographs he takes. In Medusa Plate he re-creates Caravaggio’s Medusa, rendered in pasta marinara. He describes himself as an alchemist who makes visual magic out of the mundane.
Untitled (Medusa Plate). Vik Muniz. 1999.
Medusa. Caravaggio. 1597.