Fine art Photography of the Corvette C1. Hundreds of photos assembled together to create an artistic vision. Photo credits "Corvette C1 III"
Ask any amateur of American sports cars the two models that define the genre. There is little doubt that the two names that would immediately come to mind would be Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Corvette. The Corvettes were launched in 1953, before the arrival of the Mustang in 1964. They were the most audacious creation of their time. Even though the chassis of a Corvette was derived from a standard Chevrolet sedan, its spectacularly shaped fiberglass body was a bold move for the world's largest automotive company at the time, General Motors, Its wide range of family, and Cadillac luxury cars.
The C1s are the oldest school corvettes par excellence and are easily identifiable by their exposed headlights, their rounded curves, and their very low seat. From 1953 to 1962, the Chevrolet Corvette C1 gave American athletes a new dimension and became (and still is) indissociable with the American image of the 1950s and 1960s. The C1 has undergone many changes, mainly cosmetic. However, this small roadster which welcomed in 1953 a 3.9-liter Chevrolet 6-cylinder in-line engine, ended his career in 1962 with a 5.4-liter V8 developing 360 hp.
The ability of Amaury Dubois, an art photographer, to make powerful, captivating and dynamic images, leads to a totally unique and exciting Chevrolet Corvette C1 approach that reveals the details of an underlying off- standard. 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 Dubois 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 Dubois’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 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.