Auto Mechanics Re-enact Renaissance Paintings in Freddy Fabris Photos

Commercial Photographer Freddy Fabris had these auto mechanics recreate famous Renaissance paintings from Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and Leonardo da Vinci.

Using his camera, commercial photographer Freddy Fabris pays homage to the great Renaissance masters. Creating various tableaux at an auto mechanic shop with real auto mechanics, Fabris beautifully lit, staged, framed, and coloured his photos to establish the right tone for his classic reenactments.

“I’ve always wanted to recreate classic masterpieces” -Photographer Freddy Fabris

“I’ve always wanted to recreate classic masterpieces, but I knew that in order to create something that would create a new dialogue on an old subject, there had to be a twist. How could we tell these stories in a new context? How could we bring a little humor yet respect and homage the originals?” photographer Freddy Fabris wondered.

He certainly succeeded with his new subjects. Timothy Chalamet, eat your heart out.

You can see Freddy Fabris’ Renaissance Series with the paintings that inspired them below.

Photographer Freddy Fabris had these auto mechanics recreate famous Renaissance paintings from Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and Leonardo da Vinci. The results are beautiful. Click To Tweet

The Renaissance Series by Photographer Freddy Fabris

The Renaissance Series: The Last Supper | Photography by Freddy Fabris

The Renaissance Series: The Last Supper | Photography by Freddy Fabris

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

The Renaissance Series : The Anatomy Lesson | Photography by Freddy Fabris

The Renaissance Series : The Anatomy Lesson | Photography by Freddy Fabris

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt van Rijn

The Renaissance Series: The Creation of Adam | Photography by Freddy Fabris

The Renaissance Series: The Creation of Adam | Photography by Freddy Fabris

The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo Buonarroti


The Renaissance Series: Still Life


The Renaissance Series: Portraits


Aren’t these fantastic? For more information on photographer Freddy Fabris Renaissance Series and his other work, visit his official site here.

For more inspiration, click here.

Posted by Rose Lagacé

Rose Lagacé is a production designer for film & television by day and an emerging filmmaker by night. Rose is also the creator and editor of Art Departmental where she celebrates the art and craft of production design.

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