Nebula Inspires Signs – Melencolia
A melancholic state of inspiration. Digital art study after Melencolia by Albrecht Durer.
Nebula Inspires Signs – Study
A learning state of inspiration. Digital art study after Saint Jerome in His Study by Albrecht Durer.
NEBULA INSPIRES SIGNS is the second stage of the project mentioned in the previous post (INSPIRING ANGELS). I always liked Durer`s engravings and I always questioned the magic source of inspiration for his works. Now, puzzled in my own search for the source of inspiration, I imagined the story behind these classical engravings …
I posted the illustrations recently on FineArtAmerica (www.fineartameric.com) and really hope you will like them 🙂
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Apocalypse then: Newly uncovered illuminations from the Renaissance depicting miraculous phenomena
The surprisingly modern-looking, sometimes hallucinatory illustrations and the cursory descriptions of the Book of Miracles strikingly convey a unique view of the concerns and anxieties of the 16th century, of apocalyptic thinking and eschatological expectation. The present facsimile volume reproduces the Book of Miracles in its entirety for the first time and thus makes one of the most important works of the German Renaissance finally available to art lovers and scholars. The introduction puts the codex in its cultural and historical context, and an extensive description of the manuscript and its miniatures, as well as a complete transcript of the text, accompany the facsimile in an appendix.