Corvette C1 Fine art Photography. Hundreds of photos assembled together to recompose an artistic vision of this car. Photo credits "Corvette C1"
The Chevrolet Corvette C1 was a sports car produced from 1953 to 1962. It is the first generation of Corvette manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet, a subsidiary of General Motors. Although the style of a car may be as important to some as the car itself, carmakers only cared about it from the 1920s. It was not until 1927, when General Motors Has hired designer Harley Earl, that the style and design of an automobile have become really important: what Henry Ford did for the principles of automotive manufacturing, Harley Earl did it for car design.
And the most extravagant designs of GM's "dream cars" of the 1950s are directly attributable to Earl, whom a reporter commented at the time as being "the American psyche made visible." Harley Earl loved cars and the most successful result was the 1953 Corvette C1, unveiled to the public at the Motorama Motor Show this year.
The unique style of the photographer Amaury Soares, produced by an artistic vision, an overactive imagination and a desire to create powerful images, reveals itself with this Corvette C1 revisited and diabolically incredible. Limited edition art photography, signed and numbered.
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Invented in 1969, 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.