In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Ornate.”
A visual feast for the eyes?
Some may say it is overworked, a sensory overload, yet in historic or religious terms, one can see that the designers wanted to transform material objects, into something ornate in such a way as to exemplify glory, or divinity, with a fantasy of shapes, colours, and golden embellishments, for the congregation and secular visitors for many generations, to enjoy.
Austrian Church Nave
It is not only in medieval European churches one find ornate works of art; furniture and homely objects may also be embellished in an ornate way.
Dutch Hindeloopen artwork Something visual to ponder about