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Art History Meme [3/8] Artists
↳ Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931)
Antonio Canova, Psyche Revived By Cupid’s Kiss, commissioned in 1787, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
(photographs by Giulio Menna)
"…An infernal and truly Stygian sleep, which being thus set free from its prison, took possession of [Psyche], and she fell down in the midst of the road, a sleepy corpse without sense or motion. But Cupid, being now recovered from his wound, and not able longer to bear the absence of his beloved Psyche, slipping through the smallest crack of the window of his chamber which happened to be left open, flew to the spot where Psyche lay, and gathering up the sleep from her body closed it again in the box, and waked Psyche with a light touch…"
Metamorphoses by Apuleius
Disney Concept Art
What happens when you combine professional wake boarding with one of the world’s premier light painters? Some rather incredible imagery, to say the least.
Patrick Rochon teamed up with Red Bull and a few professional wake boarders to produce the series. Along with the photos, there’s an exceptional video detailing the process behind the complex shoot.
via John Nack
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