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Recreating Poussin's "Great Machine"

Recreating Poussin's "Great Machine"

Sculptor Andrew Lacey and Artist Siân Lewis discuss the process of recreating Nicolas Poussin's "Great Machine". Poussin used his machine to "stage" or accurately rehearse the perspectival setting of an imagined space. Andrew and Siân recreated his machine to replicate Poussin's masterpiece Extreme Unction, this reconstruction is part of the installation pathway in Silent Partners.

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