Adam Sibley's 'Et Tu Brute?' Modernizes Shakespeare

 - Jul 1, 2009   Updated: Jun 2 2011
I'm on a Shakespeare roll today; Adam Sibley's 'Et Tu Brute?' photo set channels that iconic line from 'Julius Caesar' in an effort to modernize the Renaissance still life painting style.

Adam Sibley made wire forms of all of the objects that comprise the 'Et Tu Brute?' scene, and he says that the whole idea kicked off from the knife model he made. Clever--and macabre.

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