Photographer Vicente de Paulo has captured some of the most iconic buildings by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and has manipulated the results so that they come to life when seen through 3D glasses.
Commissioned by art and fashion magazine Visionaire and online art-seller Paddle8, Depaulo has documented churches, museums and houses completed by the architect between 1940 and 1990 in São Paolo, Brasilia, and Rio de Janeiro.
A set of ten images are manipulated into anaglyphs that appear three-dimensional when observed though glasses with red and blue lenses.
The same ten photographs are also reproduced as pairs of slides with subtly different proportions, which trick the eye when viewed through a stereoscope.
Visionaire has created a limited edition portfolio for the images and stereoscope to accompany the launch of their latest issue, while Paddle8 are showcasing the anaglyphic images on their website alongside an interview with the architect.
Here's some more information from Visionaire and Paddle8:
Available On Paddle8. A Limited-Edition Portfolio Of Ten Slides Featuring 3d Photographs Of Brazilian Architect Oscar Niemeyer’s Iconic Masterpieces Will Be Released To Accompany The Latest Issue Of Visionaire.
Produced in an edition of 200, the Oscar Niemeyer portfolio features some of his most well-known churches, museums, civic and residential structures built from the 1940s to the 1990s in Sao Paolo, Brasilia, and Rio de Janeiro.
It will be available in September (pre-order begins on July 25) exclusively at Paddle8.com together with the Visionaire 62 RIO issue for $450 or separately for $125.
Visionaire is a limited edition multi-format art and fashion publication. For its 62nd edition, Visionaire RIO features a series of slides by international contemporary artists and a stereoscope for viewing the slides in 3D.
The slides and stereoscope are packaged in a lenticular case: one featuring art by Fernando & Humberto Campana, the other featuring art by Beatriz Milhazes. Retail price: $375.
The Oscar Niemeyer portfolio contains ten slides to be viewed in 3D with the Visionaire 62 RIO stereoscope.
Special packaging allows the portfolio to complement the Visionaire 62 RIO format.
In conjunction with the series of slides, Paddle8 will launch on July 25 a special web-based editorial project featuring an exclusive audio interview with Niemeyer; archival materials from his studio, including drawings, blue- prints and family photos; a video trailer produced for Paddle8 TV; and the ten photographs by Vicente de Paulo viewable as 2D images or as anaglyphs via keepsake glasses available at Paddle8.com.
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