Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tableau vivant? Pictorialism? Cosplay? …?

You decide!

The desire to re-create paintings and drawings in the flesh can be found everywhere;

J.C. Leyendecker, 1918 Weapons for Liberty

at a photographers studio,

Washington, D.C., circa 1918. "Robert Hall, group"

The Raft of the Medusa, 1818-19,  Théodore Géricault

and another photographers studio,

El Jaleo, 1882 John Singer Sargent 1856-1925

at the cinema,

The Alamo, 1960 - John Wayne

Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe, 1863 - Manet

crate diving

Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe - The New Jazz Orchestra

at a K-1 event

Yuichiro "Jienotsu" Nagashima


  1. I still can't believe that fool knocked out Aoki.- Matt B

  2. "…knocked out Aoki."

    Performance art that delivers!