Dramatic pyramid with aeroplane mid-flight from The Port House

Antwerp | Belgium

£55

Dramatic high contrast close-up section from the glass extension of The Port House by Zaha Hadid, forming a sharp point and resembling a pyramid; to the right is a aeroplan mid-flight — Antwerp, Belgium
Dramatic high contrast close-up section from the glass extension of The Port House by Zaha Hadid, forming a sharp point and resembling a pyramid; to the right is a aeroplan mid-flight — Antwerp, Belgium
Colour
Black and White
Orientation
Portrait
Paper
Hahnemuhle Photo Rag® Baryta
Print Source
Photograph
Date Captured
June 2022
Date Released
May 2023
Features in Photo Essay
Part of Collection

Description

This riveting photographic print delivers a close-up perspective of Zaha Hadid's celebrated Port House extension. The focus is on the front of the glass extension, magnifying the array of triangular panels into a powerful, pyramid-like composition. Suspended in the sky, an aeroplane in mid-flight provides a striking contrast to the dark, textured backdrop.

Rendered in high contrast black and white, the image exudes an almost palpable intensity. The contrast lends depth to the geometries, highlighting the intricate patterning of the glass panels and accentuating the stark silhouette of the aeroplane. Visible grain from the processing adds another layer of drama, enriching the visual texture and amplifying the overall mood.

As the viewer, you are plunged into a bold and dramatic scene, where the audacious architecture meets the open sky, and man-made marvels of different scales encounter each other. The visual narrative is one of power, ambition, and human achievement, making for an engaging dialogue between viewer and artwork.

Masterfully capturing the interaction of light, form, and movement, this print embodies a distinctive blend of architectural and mood photography. As a dramatic and bold visual statement, it invites reflection on the power of human innovation and the relentless march of progress.

Dramatic high contrast close-up section from the glass extension of The Port House by Zaha Hadid, forming a sharp point and resembling a pyramid; to the right is a aeroplan mid-flight — Antwerp, Belgium

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