Fuat Değirmenci: a Neo-Renaissance in Minimal Strokes
From ‘The Lady with a Pearl Earring’ by Johannes Vermeer to the ‘Mona Lisa’ by Leonardo da Vinci, Fuat Değirmenci transports Renaissance masterpieces into the digital sphere, stripping them all the way down to daring, minimal brushstrokes. The collection of contemporary 3D renderings titled ‘Minimal Renaissance’ digitally reinterprets a few of the world’s most famous work, encapsulating their unique essence via strains, views, colours and light-weight, illustrated in a recent expression. Emphasizing the motion’s ‘rebirth’ of human-centered understanding of thought, Değirmenci’s simplification of those notorious, historic artworks hones in on their elementary underlying magnificence.
Just lately, the visible and movement artist has launched this collection as a set of phygital NFTs with Dubai’s Artwork World Creation NFT Gallery. Every bought NFT additionally comes with a bodily framed digital display, each of which have been minted collectively by Octopus Signage.
Up to date 3D reinterpretations of Renaissance masterpieces
Fuat Değirmenci’s ‘Minimal Renaissance’ additional revives the enlightening rediscovery of humanism that originally emerged throughout the Renaissance motion, with a contemporary reinterpretation. In his distinctly daring and experimental fashion, the artist recreates a few of the most important work created by probably the most revered masters between the 14th– and 17th-centuries. Johannes Vermeer’s ‘The Lady with a Pearl Earring’, Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Self-Portrait’, Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’ and Salvador Dalí’s ‘The Elephants’ are given new life as evocative 3D artworks engaged in delicate movement.
Within the manufacturing course of, Değirmenci started with mapping out the fundamental varieties and tones of the work in a 2D aircraft, eradicating the extraordinary, sensible particulars of the works as a way to emphasize the expressive renaissance (‘rebirth’) beneath. That is achieved not solely within the simplified recreation of varieties but additionally of intricate parts together with linear views, natural colours and dramatic mild which as a complete recall the intrinsic ambiance of renaissance artwork. The designs have been then enhanced in 3D modelling software program to supply minimal, sweeping textured brushstrokes, all of the whereas preserving the unique work’ identities.
‘The Lady with a Pearl Earring’ by Johannes Vermeer
bridging conventional & digital artwork within the ‘phygital’ NFT ecosystem
In collaboration with NFT gallery Artwork World Creation Dubai and digital show company Octopus, ‘Minimal Renaissance’ has been launched as a set of phygital NFTs, bridging conventional and digital artwork, and revolutionary expertise. The undertaking integrates a brand new signage software program expertise developed by Octopus into the NFT ecosystem. When bought, every NFT paintings additionally comes locked right into a framed digital display, permitting house owners to show their items bodily as they need.
Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Self-Portrait’
Salvador Dalí’s ‘The Elephants’