12.05.09 by Jeff

Ori Gersht

A series of large-scale photographs by Ori Gersht. Exploding floral arrangements, based upon a 19th Century still-life painting by Henri Fantin-Latour.

ori gersht photography photographer exploding flowers

ori gersht photography photographer exploding flowers

ori gersht photography photographer exploding flowers

ori gersht photography photographer exploding flowers

ori gersht photography photographer exploding flowers

ori gersht photography photographer exploding flowers













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • I can sense an “is it art” debate coming…

    • pop’d

      but the photos are great, nonetheless.

  • I love this type of work it reminds me of volatile values one of the images in a series I created (Feelings of Empathy) at dapedesigns.co.uk where I deconstruct the human head and leave the essence of feelings. Thanks for bringing these images to (light) they blow traditional stills into the decade they belong…,booooooommmm Art4Aart or ART4ARTsSAke respond.

  • Dave

    Its art.

  • wow!! these are absolutely stunning

  • yummy yummy yum yum yum

  • Perfect

  • definitely art captured in the moment! It takes work and a lot of clean up afterward. ;) NICE Works.

  • Definitely art, they remind me of Pollock’s paintings with a twist.

  • emily

    its photography.

    nope, just being difficult. its art, its fresh and i love it!
    im also wondering how the made them explode with out charring them…?

    • Caroline

      The flowers were frozen in liquid nitrogen before he exploded them.

  • Charlie

    Art! So much so. They remind me more of paintings than photographs.

  • Audrey

    Does anyone know if these images are published in a book? do you have the name of the book? i love his work and am not sure where these are published.
    thanks

  • Ana

    There is no debate. This is basically Neo-Surrealism at its best, It’s beautiful.

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  • Poor flowers :(





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