Mercedes Pagode I Fine art Photography. Hundreds of photos assembled together to create an artistic vision of this car. Creation "Mercedes Pagode I" Signed & Limited Art photography.
What do John Travolta, Kate Moss, Sophia Loren and John Lennon have in common? They all owned a Mercedes SL type W113, more commonly known as "Mercedes Pagode". The Mercedes 300SL was a supercar as sublime as it was powerful and soon became an icon of style. But in 1963, after almost 10 years of career, it accuses the weight of years. Mercedes then used the famous French designer Paul Bracq to modify the "SL" range. The Pagoda was born and its career extended until 1971. It will experience three evolutions, 230SL, 250SL and 280SL, with an increasing engine displacement.
Equipped with a clean and beautifully designed cut, the Mercedes Pagoda was the SL that everyone wanted. The Mercedes 250SL is the rarest model, since only 5196 units have been manufactured. However, the final incarnation of the Mercedes Pagoda was launched in 1967 with the 280SL, the most common but also the most sought after and most valuable of all Mercedes Pagodas.
Amaury Soares, photographer, delivers a unique vision of this Mercedes Pagoda, accentuating each line and every curve, sublimating detail and reflections of light on the body, glass and chrome. An exceptional and fascinating sports car chart. Fine Art photography in limited edition, signed and numbered.
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The Diasec® is printing patented method highlighting photos and procuring an unparalleled conservation.
Photos are printing on Fujifilm paper and then placed between two acrylic glass plates of 3mm thick. The bond between photo and glass is realised thanks to a chemical reaction between two liquids components.
This method ensures a contemporary and luxurious look to your work of art.
Amaury Soares closely works with one of the few licensed photo labs of Europe.
The printing under Diasec is recognized by museums, art galleries and world art collectors.
An ultra-bright and transparent glass visual effect on each side of the work of art thanks to hand polished edges. The Light is intensely reflected and details are deeply spotlighted thanks to a highest colour contrast.
Furthermore, the bond of the photo to the Plexiglas without glue fully preserves the work of art of traces of glue, dirt and air bubbles.
Lastly, the M1 class Plexiglas used for the Diasec method protects your work of art at 99.7% from UV rays. This way, photo will not fade and it will exceptionally preserved colours during more than 100 years.
After the Diasec edition of the work of art, a rectangular extruded aluminium chassis is fixed on its back. This structure rigidifies the work of art and offers you a simple and secure way to hang it.
This supporting structure also confers an exceptional spotlight to your work of art, thanks to a three-dimensional effect and the feeling that the work of art is removed from the wall.
Each step of the Diasec method is carried out by artisanal process, with a particular care for the finishes.
The work of art shows all it erstwhile, thanks to a highlight without no other similar of Amaury Soares’s art photo car !
Composed with hundreds of photos, his photographic assemblies about symbolic cars put forward the history and all the peculiarities which characterize these models. Amaury Soares 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 Soares 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.