When Felice Varini Taped-up Versailles


He projects (with paint or tape) simple shapes onto an architectural complex, and an ambulating viewer receives them as “a heap of broken images” specific to a particular itinerary. In the context of Versailles, 2013, such transitory interpretations revived the collimations and anamorphisms of André Le Nôtre. Yet on one occasion, when Felice Varini taped up the Small Stables, the building looked convincing enough even outside the above historical context.

About versaillesgossip, before and after Francis Ponge

The author of the blogs Versailles Gossip and Before and After Francis Ponge, Vadim Bystritski lives and teaches in Brest France. The the three main themes of his literary endeavours are humor, the French Prose Poetry, the French XVII and XVIII Century Art and History. His writings and occasionally art has been published in a number of ezines (Eratio, Out of Nothing, Scars TV, etc). He also contributes to Pinterest where he comments on the artifiacts from the Louvre and other collections. Some of his shorter texts are in Spanish, Russian and French.
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