rino stefano tagliafierro brings master paintings to life rino stefano tagliafierro brings master paintings to life
jan 24, 2014

rino stefano tagliafierro brings master paintings to life

rino stefano tagliafierro brings master paintings to life
(above) ‘giuditta e oloferne’ by caravaggio
all images courtesy of the artist



italian artist rino stefano tagliafierro has directed a short film that breathes life into static master paintings renowned throughout art history. from caravaggio’s grotesque ‘sacrificio di isacco’ to tiziano’s reclining ‘venus di urbino’ the vignettes that make up ‘beauty‘spring from the immobility of canvas, animating a sentiment lost to the fixedness masterpieces.’, tagliafierro explains. the once frozen moments are imagined as unfixed landscapes, animating the figure’s faces and movements within them through digital manipulation. watch below:


video courtesy of rino stefano tagliafierro

rino stefano tagliafierro animates master paintings
‘sacrificio di isacco’ by caravaggio

rino stefano tagliafierro animates master paintings 
‘dante and virgil in hell’ by william adolphe bouguereau

rino stefano tagliafierro animates master paintings
‘witches going to their sabbath’ by luis ricardo falero

  • this is the dumb designboom

    horror has nothing to do with this website
    whats next? porn?

    alex says:
  • @alex
    concepts may be? it’s not wich image the artist chose to put on Designboom that matters. It’s the
    approach that he created with…
    squares will be squares…

    gregorsamsa says:
  • Superb idea! Doesn’t work with every painting but brings some details closer to the mind.

    Peter says:
  • F A N T Á S T I C O !!!

    EDIJ says:

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