VIEW IN MY ROOM
i painted this female figure wanting to have fun with the painting of the fur and the transparency of the night dress. the pose is very feminine. she is showing out in front of a curtain , almost a stage curtain. at that ime (2011) i was always painting in blueblack (to show textures and lights). i always paint masked poeple and here, it is one of my "effigies" , the one with animal heads sticker like mask
Painting:Oil on Canvas
Size:23.6 W x 31.5 H x 0.8 D in
Ready to Hang:Not applicable
Packaging:Ships in a Box
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I live in Brussels, I am a painter and painting teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts. The subject of my artworks is existentialist portrait, identity . In my paintings, the eyes are most often masked or unworked if you prefer. A theme as the hybridization of commercial and popular images drawn from the media and copy-paste for the realization of portraits such as evocations. The masks, here are made as pseudo-collages ( “pretended” cut collage but painted) The mask is a recurring motif, symptom, anachronistic displaced thing. It is a conceptual reminiscence. Mask is something, a form, that returns through cultures and ages and survives its own death. There is something pathetic about the masks which are like “capable of anything”. Painted as a collage in the artwork it creates a particular spatiality, enhancing the geology of the construction and the mutating aspect of someone as well. Combining intimism with hyper-mediated production, abstraction and figuration, the gesturality of pasta and the almost watercolored descriptive form.it highlights the construction assembly of various faces, various aspects of someone. From time to time a thick gestures of paint paste, traces; pink or black impasto, symbolic on a deliberately very fine, airy and flat material. The gesture erasing the eyes transforming the face in an effigy . Elsewhere, an insulating invading space, of almost monochrome colors, enveloping the subject, the background and the figure becoming entangled with a sort of melancholy . Appearance, identity, the subject is elsewhere, beyond representation. Colorfull flowers , animals furs as playfull figures surrounding and invading the human figure as a hope.
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