'bending space': photography of georges rousse 'bending space': photography of georges rousse
aug 18, 2008

'bending space': photography of georges rousse

‘russelheim’, 2003
© georges rousse

although french artist geroges rousse is a photographer, his work contains a lot of painting. his works are photographs of paintings done on buildings which are made to look like overlays of colour. from the single point perspective of rousse’s camera, his paintings are made to appear 2-dimensional. in reality you would see that the paintings are strategically done in 3 dimensions. this illusion is what makes rousse’s work so intriguing. his ‘durham’ project is currently the subject of the documentary ‘bending space’, a fitting tile to describe rousse’s work.

http://www.rousseprojectdurham.com

related axel peemöller

© georges rousse

georges rousse at work

‘metz’, 1994 © georges rousse

left: ‘dravert’, 2007 © georges rousse

‘montréal’, 1997 & ‘ivry’, 1994 © georges rousse

‘réattu’, 2006 © georges rousse

‘vitry’, 2007 © georges rousse

via shane lavalette

  • Thanks for the credit, Nate. Glad you’re reading.

    Shane Lavalette says:
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    jee says:
  • It’s a very common idea. Maybe they were a first time try? since they look nothing special at all.

    john says:

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