nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival
 
nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival
jun 25, 2012

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival

‘the ring’ by spencer tunick, 2012
image courtesy bayerische staatsoper

 

 

american installation artist and photographer spencer tunick has developed a nude live sculptural work captured for the start of munich, germany’s 2012 opera season. more than 135 years after opera festival bayerische staatsoper‘s inaugural season, tunick has gathered 1,700 individuals to celebrate this musical medium in their joining as a singular organic shape or landscape in the very public square. for ‘the ring’, which was commissioned by the bavarian state opera, was organized and photographed in max-joseph platz, munich as naked volunteers were painted in either red or gold and guided into formations recalling poignant scenes from richard wagner’s operettic masterpiece, ‘der ring des nibelungen’.

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival

images courtesy bayerische staatsoper

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival

images courtesy bayerische staatsoper

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival

images courtesy bayerische staatsoper

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival

images courtesy bayerische staatsoper

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival
images © dapdvia merkur

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival

images courtesy bayerische staatsoper

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival
detailed perspectives picturing the rallying and directing of the crowd to lie down in formation around the square
images © dapd via merkur

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival
the massive group of naked participants are guided by tunick’s team into seven alternating stripes in red and gold
images © dapd (right bottom © wilfried hösl) via merkur

nude public art performance of wagner's 'the ring' opens munich opera festival

images courtesy bayerische staatsoper

  • Бля Ахуеть!…

    Avraam
  • Excellent concept……..

    Bilas kumar
  • lame ‘art’. no impressive skill at work, marginal creativity, with a measure of ‘originality’ the only thing worth mentioning

    spelukative
  • … Human Cell)))

    crows
  • … Beautiful People!!!

    crows
  • @ Nadia
    We got a small tin with color and had to put it on in the back of this building. We just used our hands to put the color on and for the back there were a lot of helping hands around 😉

    For not mixing up the colors we were assorted by the color we got…

    Himbeere
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