ARTISTECT: Famous Paintings With An Architectural Twist

ARTISTECT: Famous Paintings With An Architectural Twist, Federico Babina's latest series: ARTISTECT
Federico Babina's latest series: ARTISTECT

Our friend Federico Babina's latest illustrations blur the lines of art and architecture in this series: ARTISTECT. These 25 images, he explains, represent "possible and impossible encounters between artists and architects," emphasizing the "probable and improbable connections between forms of expression and aesthetic languages sometimes distant and sometimes very close."

In this exercise of overlapping styles, it is perhaps easier at first glance to identify the artist. But careful inspection of these stunning drawings reveals the idiosyncratic and stylistic tendencies of some of our most beloved architects. 

Babina writes, "The project’s main idea is to reinterpret famous paintings using a brush soaked in architectural tints…These images are a metaphor for an imagined and imaginary dialogue between creative minds: Le Corbusier talks with Picasso and Kandinsky discusses with Wright... The wires that connect and intertwine this relations can be thin and transparent or robust and full-bodied."

Take a look at the entire ARTISTECT series after the break. And don't miss Federico Babina's other (very popular) illustration sets: ARCHISET, ARCHIMACHINEARCHIPORTRAIT, ARCHIST, ARCHIBET and ARCHICINE.

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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "ARTISTECT: Famous Paintings With An Architectural Twist" 03 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/544228/artistect-famous-paintings-with-an-architectural-twist/>