Description

The conceptual photo series “Faded Remains” is based on the relationship between Greek and Roman sculpture and colour. Although the historic fact sis that that these sculptures originally were painted in bright colours, “White Marble Sculpture” represents a big part of the Western cultural identity. Through the photo series Gleditch revives the sculpture’s original colors through pigmented glass in front of the photographs.

Espen Gleditsch

Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana #1

  • Medium
    Photography
  • Year
    2017
  • Size

    23.6 × 15.7 in

    60 × 40 cm

  • Material
    Archival pigment print & foil on glass
  • Price
    € 1,500
  • Edition
    This is part of a limited edition set of 5

Description

The conceptual photo series “Faded Remains” is based on the relationship between Greek and Roman sculpture and colour. Although the historic fact sis that that these sculptures originally were painted in bright colours, “White Marble Sculpture” represents a big part of the Western cultural identity. Through the photo series Gleditch revives the sculpture’s original colors through pigmented glass in front of the photographs.

Espen Gleditsch

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