Eugenio Recuenco and Classic Greece

published in: Photography By Costas Voyatzis, 18 July 2008

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One of the latest works of yatzer's favorite photographer, Eugenio Recuenco is obviously inspired by the sculptures of the Parthenon pediments - some of the finest examples of classical Greek art.

The sculptures of the Parthenon pediments are some of the finest examples of classical Greek art. The figures are sculpted in natural movement with bodies full of vital energy that bursts through their flesh, as the flesh in turn bursts through their thin clothing. The thin chitons allow the body underneath to be revealed as the focus of the composition. The distinction between gods and humans is blurred in the conceptual interplay between the idealism and naturalism bestowed on the stone by the sculptors. (Ancient

Photographer: Eugenio Recuenco
Art direction: Eric Dover, Eugenio Recuenco
Photo assist: Camilo Germain, Pedro Galán
Estilism: Macarena Nuñez
Make up: Lewis Amarante.
Posproduction: Paz Otero, Cristina Durán.



© Eugenio Recuenco

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    es | 2008-07-23 01:53:10

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    nev | 2010-12-20 20:22:50

    This is for Pirelli calendar, for the Lagerfeld's idea

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