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de monet aux pixels

Claude Monet famously painted a whole series of Rouen's Notre Dame Cathedral at different times of day. Half a century later, Roy Lichtenstein made a Pop art version. Now Monet's and Lichtenstein's paintings are projected on the front of the cathedral at night, transforming the church itself into a giant painting. The effect is truly stunning.

Rouen Cathedral projection - From Monet to Pixels - 1

Rouen Cathedral projection - From Monet to Pixels - 2

Rouen Cathedral projection - From Monet to Pixels - 3

'From Monet to Pixels', created by artist Skertzò, every night until September. More images here.


little patch of yellow wall

Visiting the Mauritshuis today to see the 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' for real (as reality follows blog posts these days), I was struck by that other Vermeer , hanging across the room from her, which provided one answer to the questi… Read the full post »

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