I was completely stunned to see such a wonderful 3D artwork done on pavement and I believe that I am not the only person who finds it impressive. I can sense that Kurt has really given his whole heart and soul to this masterpiece because it really looks fantastic. Everything is so beautiful that and I can’t help but stare at every detail of it.
About the Dies Irae
This pavement 3D art in Mantua, Italy is one of the marvelous works by Kurt Wenner. I have learned that Dies Irae is a thirteenth-century Latin hymn. As depicted in this 3D artwork pavement of Kurt, it is all about the Day of Judgment – the last trumpet summoning souls before the throne of God, where the saved will be delivered and the unsaved will be thrown into eternal flames. Overall, this 3D pavement artwork of Kurt is absolutely striking!
About the Author
Kurt Wenner studied at Art Center College of Design, Rhode Island School of Design. He worked for NASA as an advanced scientific space illustrator but left to pursue his love of classical art. In Rome, he started out creating street paintings to finance his travels and study. Within a few years, Kurt had won several gold medals in European competitions.
His work garnered national exposure in 1985 with a documentary on his work by National Geographic called Masterpieces in Chalk. It is an ad campaign for Absolut Vodka. In addition, Kurt was awarded the Kennedy Center Medallion in recognition of his outstanding contribution to arts and education. Kurt is widely recognized for inventing 3D Pavement Art in Rome, Italy and is responsible for bringing the art form to the USA and around the world.
Thank you very much Kurt Wenner for allowing us to post and share your 3D pavement artworks. If you wish to know more about his amazing works, you can visit his website.
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