BB #5 #1


United Kingdom

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Size: 23.4 H x 33.1 W x 0.1 in

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Showed at the The Other Art Fair Showed at the The Other Art Fair

Art Description

Drawing: Paper, Ink, Fabric and Thread on Paper and Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric).

Transcendental Aesthetic III follows on from Transcendental Aesthetic I and II. This three part series is based on images of Brigitte Bardot taken by Sam Lévin between 1959–1963, which Bardot said ‘…managed to capture my quintessential natural, reliable and sometimes even sublime beauty…thanks to him I will remain in the eyes of the world eternally beautiful, young and unforgettable’, (Sam Lévin, 2001, p. 6).
Part I was visualised during two concerts at Milton Hall, London, 2016; Bach’s Mass in B Minor in late October and select pieces from Beethoven’s later works, in early November, a three part series of ‘Late Style’ piano curated and performed by American pianist Jonathan Biss.
Part II and III mirror Biss’s three part series of ‘Late Style’ piano concerts. Part II was influenced by the Schumann’s Op133 and Brahms Op 118, performed in late March 2017 —exploring aspects of time, space and memory. Part III has direct ties to the May 2017 recital of Schubert’s D959 and D957 — expressing a sense of the fragmented, melancholic and nostalgic.
Use of colour in Part II and III were incited/motivated by Josef Albers ’Sunny Side Up’ show, which took place at the David Zwirner Gallery, London, in early 2017.

References

Lévin, S. (2001). Brigitte Bardot par Sam Lévin. France: PC Editions

Keywords: Female Figure, Brigitte Bardot, Fragmented, Melancholic, Nostalgic

Subjects: Women

Styles: Conceptual

Mediums: Paper, Ink, Fabric, Thread

Materials: Paper, Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric)

Prints: Women Art Prints, Conceptual Art Prints, Paper Art Prints, Ink Art Prints, Fabric Art Prints, Thread Art Prints, Paper Art Prints, Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric) Art Prints

Artist Recognition

Showed at the The Other Art Fair Handpicked to show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in London, New York, Los Angeles

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