"The Aston Martin DB2 is an expensive car designed to satisfy sports car connoisseurs and is not limited by financial considerations," wrote The Autocar in 1953. First-generation DB, the initials of David Brown, Aston Martin's new owner since 1947, the DB2 stands out thanks to its successful design and outstanding manufacturing quality, including the dashboard that combines brilliantly Conolly leather, wood and chrome. Launched in 1950 at the New York Auto Show, the Aston Martin DB2, with its sublime aluminum body and innovative folding front hood, im
mediately impressed and production of more than 411 specimens greatly contributed to the popularity of this model, exception. Some have even claimed that the low weight of the Aston Martin DB2 made it the most sporting car of its time. Even today, the DB2 remains remarkably cool, although it is over 60 years old.
By assembling hundreds of photographs of the Aston Martin DB2, art photographer Amaury Dubois, imagined new curves to this mythical sports car, giving it a new and audacious perspective, while preserving the classical charm, British soul that made her an Aston Martin of exception. Aston Martin DB2 art photography from 1955 by photographer Amaury Dubois. This photography is available at Yellow Korner Gallery
Amaury Dubois was born in 1980, he lives and works in the North of France. He took part of many exhibitions.
Amaury Dubois proposes us his interpretation of this classic car, by immersing it in the modernity and by decomposing it from every corner to better recompose it. Therefore, we can take advantage of each detail from this famous British car.
You can also find the other automobiles photographies on the artist’s website.
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Art Photo Aston Martin DB2 - 1955
Composed with hundreds of photos, his photographic assemblies about symbolic cars put forward the history and all the peculiarities which characterize these models. Amaury Dubois does not present us a simple automobile photography but the idea that we are made of these cars, all that inspires us, as a picture that we would take in our spirit.
«The idea is to recreate a mental vision of a car. When we evoke a model of car, there is not a single image which comes to the spirit, there is a stream of images which comes into the head. I freeze this mental process in a single picture, as the result we have a photography which goes out directly of our imagination.»
The art photographies of Amaury Dubois on the theme of the automobile were revealed for the first time in 2016 during the autoshow Retromobile in Paris.
His work is exhibited in different art galleries across Europe, but some of his pieces are also part to many European and international art collections (in France Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland Switzerland Portugal Brazil USA …). His last exhibition was in Singapore.