Ori Gersht is Inspired by a 19th Century Painting

By: Tisah Tucknott - Published:   Updated: Mar 30 2011 • References: mummeryschnelle and 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.