Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction

  • References
  • Reference: “Inner City”, 1994, Oil on canvas, John Register
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
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  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting
  • Reference:
  • Making-of (model): Three-dimensional (re)construction; Based on painting
  • Main shot: Final photograph of the model; Based on painting

Description

A series of selected paintings, reconstructed using three-dimensional physical models, and their reproduction as photographic images.

The starting point for the practical work was a selection of well-known paintings from the last century, in different styles. The unifying feature of the selected paintings was visual reproduction of a built context: a view of an urban space or single building, or else a depiction of an interior. The students were subsequently asked to transfer the two-dimensional images, characterised by fields and lines, to a spatial entity. The task was to interpret the paintings three-dimensionally by means of model making, reproducing them spatially with freely selected materials and via the use of colour. The participants thus analysed the paintings’ spatial arrangement of objects and their principles of perspective (including several inconsistencies and anomalies found in individual example paintings), as well as the ways in which the contours and surface textures were depicted and how these came across. The stylistic features of the individual works were to be transferred to the models as coherently as possible, before finally being returned to two-dimensionality as output images by means of photography. In addition to analysis of the selected paintings and description of their visually immanent properties, the aim was to encourage spatial imagination and to demonstrate possible scope for interpretation.

Images & Captions

Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected paintings: Contact sheet
Semester: Spring 2014
Intro
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Andreas Kyriacou
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Andreas Kyriacou
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Andreas Kyriacou
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Andreas Kyriacou
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Nora Spieth
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Nora Spieth
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Nora Spieth
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Nora Spieth
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Fiorenza Bianchi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Fiorenza Bianchi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Fiorenza Bianchi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Cecilia Simonetta
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Cecilia Simonetta
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Cecilia Simonetta
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Timo Buscher
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Timo Buscher
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Timo Buscher
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Manola Bürgi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Manola Bürgi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Manola Bürgi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Rémy Cottin
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Rémy Cottin
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Rémy Cottin
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Mathieu Bujnowskj
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Mathieu Bujnowskj
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Mathieu Bujnowskj
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Mathieu Bujnowskj
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Adrien Grometto
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Adrien Grometto
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Adrien Grometto
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by:
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Max Florean
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Max Florean
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Myriam Treiber
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Myriam Treiber
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Myriam Treiber
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Laurent Bielser
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Laurent Bielser
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Laurent Bielser
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Pierre Nebel
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Pierre Nebel
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Pierre Nebel
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Benjamin Baertschi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Benjamin Baertschi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Benjamin Baertschi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Benjamin Baertschi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Benjamin Baertschi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Benjamin Baertschi
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Nuno Reispereira
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Nuno Reispereira
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Nuno Reispereira
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Patrick Britt
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Patrick Britt
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Patrick Britt
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Nicolas Marx
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Nicolas Marx
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Nicolas Marx
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Selected painting
Semester: Spring 2014
Selected by: Garbo Chan
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Model building
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Garbo Chan
Teaching Module: Paintings - Analogue (Re)Construction
Technique: Photography
Semester: Spring 2014
Student: Garbo Chan