after an original painting by Edward Burne-Jones (1833–1898) See full slide show See the diorama in Second Life
I am often attracted to works of figurative art in the peculiar sense that I want to experience being a part of the scene depicted. Many of my more complex compositions are recreations in 3D virtual space of scenes from pulp fiction book covers, advertising art, and as in this case, historical works of fine art. I find it amusingly ironic to recreate in three dimensions a scene that has only ever existed in two.
I’m not particularly attracted to this archetypal, iconic, but rather idiotic story of Perseus and Andromeda. As with many classical myths, the protagonists are driven in part by unrealistic passions in unlikely and unnecessarily complex situations created by gods (deus ex machina) with overinflated egos and questionable motives. And yet these stories are a fundamental part of our . . . → Read More: Perseus & Andromeda