Michal Chelbin | Dialogue with the Classics

Curator: David Pikielny
March 5, 2005 - May 21, 2005

From the Series: The Chapels and St. Kiryo, 2003-1999, photographs
Michal Chelbin
Michal Chelbin’s photographs are infused with atmosphere and motifs alluding to various levels of the history of art. They carry the viewer on a journey in time, from the Baroque to the Romantic and Victorian periods; from Giovanni Battista Tiepolo’s ceiling frescoes to Julia Margaret Cameron’s photographs, evoking connotations of various artists, from Caravaggio, Velázquez and Vermeer to Fuseli and Delacroix.

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