Photographs of car mechanics posing as classic Renaissance paintings
In his Renaissance series, Chicago-based photographer Freddy Fabris celebrates the Renaissance master painters with a twist – taking interesting portraits of car mechanics and recreating classic images including Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper and Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam.
"The Renaissance Series experience was the start of a new chapter in my personal work because it was mainly for myself," he explains. "It was something I always wanted to do. The concept had been done before, but I wanted to find a way of showing it from a different perspective that I hadn't really seen done before."
Writing on the Huffington Post, he said: "I wanted to respect the look and feel of the originals, but needed to come up with a conceptual twist that would create a new layer to the original. By chance I came across an old Midwest car shop that triggered this series, the place screamed for something to be shot there, and slowly but steadily ideas started to fall into place."
If you love this particular series, check out more of Fabris's work at www.fabrisphoto.com.
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