Brooklyn-based photographer and designer Anton Repponen has created a photography project entitled ‘Misplaced‘, in which eleven New York City architectural monuments were digitally removed from their original locations and placed in desolate, natural landscapes.
Famous landmarks like the MET, Chrysler Building, or Metropolitan Opera House seem to have landed in the middle of deserts, mountain ranges or open plains.
By isolating these massive structures from the hustle and agglomeration of their initial places, their architectural shapes become more remarkable and easy to appreciate.
‘Concrete behemoths and steel-and-glass towers rise from sand dunes and rocky cliffs, inviting viewers to see them as if for the first time. Out of context, architectural forms become more pronounced and easily understood.’
Check more about this project on Repponen’s website.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Headquarters of the United Nations
The New Museum