This is an artwork from the series "The Sacred Pilgrims" by the Norwegian artist Trygve Skogrand, who has been investigating the meeting between the holy and the commonplace in his digital art for over 20 years. In the work "Arrival", we see a messenger angel, arriving at the platform of Oslo Central Station. The angel seems to be bracing itself before delivering it's message. The angel is digitally moved from a Victorian painting into a photograph from the artist's everyday surroundings.
Trygve Skogrand (b. 1967) lives and works in Asenfjord, Norway. After originally educating as a Civil Engineer, he has been working as an artist using computers as his artistic tool since the late 1990s. Skogrand's works have been exhibited in Oslo, Trondheim, Malmö, London, Edinburgh and Berlin,...More details