• People Who Look Like the Paintings They’re Looking At: A Photo Project

    Photographer Stefan Draschan Quite Literally Waits for the Perfect Moment

    Since 2015, Austrian artist Stefan Draschan has been visiting museums in Europe to photograph moments of surprising correspondence between viewers and artwork. The following photographs are featured in Coincidences at Museums (Hatje Cantz, 2019).


    Ahlborn | Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin © Stefan Draschan


    Calle | Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris © Stefan Draschan Church | National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh © Stefan Draschan Friedrich | Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin © Stefan Draschan Gauguin | Grand Palais, Paris © Stefan Draschan Funke | Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Wien © Stefan Draschan Kandinsky | Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris © Stefan Draschan Renoir | Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin © Stefan Draschan Schiele | Leopold Museum, Wien © Stefan Draschan Zorn | Petit Palais, Paris © Stefan Draschan


    From Coincidences at Museums. Used with the permission of the publisher, Hatje Cantz. Copyright © 2019 by Stefan Draschan. Available through Artbook | D.A.P.

    Stefan Draschan
    Stefan Draschan
    Stefan Draschan is a photographer, bicycle activist, and flaneur. Born in Austria in 1979, he commutes between Vienna, Berlin, Naples, and Paris. Besides the series People Matching Artworks, he has published other successful blogs on photo series, such as People Sleeping in Museums, People Touching Artworks and Cars Matching Homes.

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