To create a single work, Brunetti exhaustively explores each façade from bottom to top, taking a large number of frames over the course of a few weeks or, if necessary, a few years.Miniscule ornamentations that would otherwise be overlooked or inaccessible, become vividly clear.
He then assembles the individual views into his own hyper-realistic interpretation of the entire façade, stripped of all modern-day elements and suggesting three-dimensional qualities. As a result, FACADES becomes a visual encyclopedia; an in-depth study of the relationships between form, religious function and cultural history.
Markus Brunetti: FACADES
10.09.2015 – 17.10.2015
Reims, Cathédrale Notre-Dame, 2013–2014. Courtesy of Markus Brunetti
Hohe Domkirche zu Köln, 2014. Courtesy of Markus Brunetti
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