Yadegar Asisi pictured inside the Panorama XXL with his converted painting from Monet on display
The Berlin-based panorama artist Yadegar Asisi has created a vast 360-degree work devoted to Claude Monets paintings of Rouen Cathedral that will open in a rotunda in the city on 4 July as part of a festival of Impressionism across Normandy.
Asisi first created the panorama as an Impressionist-style oil painting, then digitised and enlarged the work to make it 32-metres tall and around 100 metres in circumference. It shows the west façade of Rouen Cathedral and the surrounding half-timbered buildings, some medieval, at the end of the 19th century. The area in front of the church is peopled with Monets contemporaries. Monet painted his series of works showing the cathedral at different times of day and in varying light conditions between 1892 and 1894.
Asisis tribute to Monet is to be displayed in a rotunda on the banks of the Seine in Rouen called Panorama XXL. The panorama artist has created a number of similar works, including two on display in Read More – Source