Mar 07 2016 16 CommentsSexy silver robot The future is stark. The future is brash. The future is a selfie of sorts reflected in metallic breasts.
I will always prefer the more organic Nihonjin ladies.
Yes, as much as I enjoy technology and gadgetry, something like this is probably a little too much to, erm, fully embrace.
d. minnis says
Beautiful shot Lee, can I assume a museum? Very well framed also.
Thank you very much.
It was at an exhibition. Paintings in one room, and this figure in the other. Alone and life-sized, it made for quite a striking sight.
Lady robots must wear bras.
I think lady robots will do whatever they want, and we’ll do exactly what they tell us to…
Oh, that must be from Sorayama-san, right? It may feel weird nowadays, but it was strikingly fresh back in the 70’s. Still great, if a bit dated, aesthetically.
Yes, it is. It was part of an exhibition of his work. The drawings didn’t do a great deal for me to be honest, but this figure was really striking.
Hans ter Horst says
Great composition and I know that it wasn’t your doing, but the white wall and the lighting are perfect for this shot!
Cheers. Yes, luckily I didn’t have to do a great deal at all. It was all very kindly set up!
Ah, how many of us had that issue of Heavy Metal?
It immediately evokes a certain period of time for me.
I wasn’t even aware of that. Thanks for mentioning it. Interesting to see, especially as the search produced a lot of other images/artwork too.
I just hope the future likes me… 😉
Haha, only time will tell!
Wow! I thought I’d loaded up the wrong site for a moment there. Fantastically crisp photograph. And what a figure. So shiny. Someone must have the job of keeping her polished.
I have an Aerosmith album somewhere with a similar “gynoid” by Sorayama on it.
Reminds me of a Spongebob episode where everything in the future is made of chrome.
I can see that Daft Punk must be influenced a little by him too.
Judging by your reflection in her breasts you had the room to yourself.
Hmm, that’s a phrase that may never have been used before…
Something a bit different, eh?
Yes, seems like a lot of people were influenced by him. To be honest, he wasn’t somebody I was aware of, but after seeing his work, I realised it all seemed somehow very familiar.
Haha, yes, not a sentence one uses everyday! A few people passed through, but most of the time I had the room to myself, which allowed me to get the shot I wanted.