Lava Facade


A picture of the facade of the MUMOK in Vienna (MUseum MOderner Kunst – Musum of Modern Art) – the stone is an anthracite coloured grey basalt lava stone.

Depending on their angle sunrays bring out many different patterns …


11 thoughts on “Lava Facade

  1. Amazing shot!

    Not sure if you’ve thought about this, but the power of the image is the contrast between the black stone and the light of the sun.

    The stone building takes up two-thirds of the composition, but the sun, via it’s reflection, shares the middle third. From a figurative perspective, I find it hopeful, optimistic, it seems to suggest that light is more powerful than darkness.

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