Sight (and) Seeing

 

(2015)

 

 Installation | Photography  | Painting

 

 

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The title of this installation alludes to the english term Sightseeing that means an action / activity / visit to tourist places or points of interest in a particular location. The installation consists of photographs, reproductions / appropriations and a painting that form a representation the idea of point of view / scope and contemplation of a view / place.

 

There is a reproduction / appropriation of the painting Wanderer above the Sea of ​​Fog (1818), by the romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich, which was digitally manipulated the temperature of the colors with the intention of leveling the shades used in the two self-portraits. The similarity in the movement of the foreground figures is evident, as is the spatial and climatic construction of the scenes.

 

Sight (and) Seeing | 2012

 

Installation detail

Mineral pigment on paper W. Turner 310 g/m2

38 x 51cm (selfportrait)

 

 

 

 

Sight (and) Seeing | 2012

 

Installation details

Mineral pigment on paper W. Turner 310 g/m2, oil on panel and

photographic reproduction from the painting Wanderer above the Sea

 of Fog (1818) by the german painter

Caspar David Friedrich | Variable dimensions

 

 

 

 

Sight (and) Seeing | 2012

 

Installation detail

Photographic reproduction from the painting Wanderer above the Sea

of Fog (1818) by the german painter Caspar David Friedrich

36 x 25,92cm (reproduction)

 

 

 

 

Sight (and) Seeing | 2012

 

Installation detail

Mineral pigment on paper W. Turner 310 g/m2

38 x 51cm (selfportrait)