UlrichLamsfuss

发布日期:2020-03-17   作者:亚洲杯外围   已浏览: 108次

ThepaintingsofUlrichLamsfussreproduceimagesfoundinawidevarietyofmedia,fromNationalGeographic,travelandfashionmagazinestocinemaandarthistory.Hepainstakinglyduplicateseachimage,workinghiswayacrossafeintpencilgridwiththenumbingprecisionofacomputerplotter,squarebysquare,toplefttobottomright.Builtupinoiloverseverallongweeks,theyaretheveryoppositeofthesourcesonwhichtheyarebased,momentarysnapshotscapturedinafractionofasecond.MutterundKindisbasedonareportagephotographtakeninaSomalianhospitalattheheightofthecountry’scivilwarbyaward-winningMagnumphotojournalistChrisSteele-Perkins.StefanJellheden,meanwhile,reproducesanadvertisementcreatedbytheDanishphotographerforLouisVuittonitselfbased,asithappens,onafamous1963newsphotographofaburningVietnamesemonk.Theycouldnot,itseems,bemoredifferent.Thefirst,acontemporaryAfricanpieta,isaprivatemomentofgriefandsuffering,andterriblyreal.Thesecond,intendedfromtheoutsetformasspublicconsumption,wascarefullyscripted,stagedandproduced.Asrepresentationsofthecontemporaryworld,however,theyareeachasvalidastheother.ItisthisthatinterestsLamsfuss,asheseeksthroughexactingreplicationtotransformthesocietyinwhichhelivesintoapaintedhyperreality.

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