Annals of Art: Pixelated Stained Glass

This news isn't specifically about photography--well, it kind of is. But it's exciting, and sooo beautiful, you've got to see it. German artist Gerhard Richter has replaced one of the stained-glass windows in the Cologne cathedral (known to all who have attended a Photokina show) with a design of his own. The new window is a replication of one of his own paintings, done in of antique glass. It's an amazing union of ancient art and modern techno-aesthetic. Read more here.--David Schonauer

This news isn’t specifically about photography–well, it kind of is. But it’s exciting, and sooo beautiful, you’ve got to see it. German artist Gerhard Richter has replaced one of the stained-glass windows in the Cologne cathedral (known to all who have attended a Photokina show) with a design of his own. The new window is a replication of one of his own paintings, done in “pixels” of antique glass. It’s an amazing union of ancient art and modern techno-aesthetic. Read more here.
–David Schonauer