Friday, November 7, 2008

Albrecht Dürer

Dürer is without a doubt one of my favorites from the high Renaissance period and his illustrations are some of the best ever created. His dark imagery fits the period perfectly and over 500 years later the work is still relative. Seeing his work up close is even more mind blowing. The devil is in the details and he must have made a solid bond with the big guy from the deep south as his work is still captivating after half a millenia. Of course my favorite is the 4 horsemen of the apocalypse.

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