Life Imitates Art

Japanese photographer, Hisaji Hara, has used paintings by Balthus as inspiration for his beautiful photographs. Here are a few examples of his photographs alongside the inspiration pieces by Balthus.

Katia Reading ©Balthus 1968-76

A Study of “The Room” ©Hisaji Hara 2009

The Room ©Balthus 1952-54

Happy Days ©Balthus 1946

Link: Hisaji Hara


2 thoughts on “Life Imitates Art

  1. these are beautiful. Balthus has always been an inspiring painter for me and i was very pleasantly surprised to see some of his pieces translated into photographs.

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