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Ori Gersht is Inspired by a 19th Century Painting

By: Tisah Tucknott - Published:   Updated: Mar 30 2011 • References: mummeryschnelle & loudreams
Artist Ori Gersht has been inspired by a 19th-century painting by Henri Fantin-Latour. He has recreated the ancient painting by taking large-scale photographs of elaborate floral arrangements.

In this relationship between past and present, painting and photograph, Ori Gersht captures the exact moment at which beautiful flowers are violently blown up. Stats for Exploding Flowers Trending: Older & Chilly
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