Vauban Confused No.2


Size: 29.5 H x 45.3 W x 0.6 in

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Originally listed for $2,660

  • 2090
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Art Description

Painting: Acrylic on Canvas.

This piece is one of a new and ongoing series of works in acrylics on canvas. My primary influence with this series is from the old fortification plans of Maréchal Vauban (1633-1707), the French general and engineer who planned the defences of some 160 strategic towns and coastal sites in France, plus more in other countries. 

Here I have created a deliberately confusing interpretation of one of his basic ideas and turned his “impregnable fortress” design features into a confusing set of walls and passages… as in a maze without a safe and sure direction of progress. If Vauban's works were ever to be breached and destroyed they may have looked shattered, like this, from above.

Keywords: Red, Blue, Yellow, Vauban, Chaos, Confusion, Angles, Abstract, Graphic, Green, Lines, Orange

Subjects: Abstract

Styles: Abstract, Abstract Expressionism, Modern, Minimalism, Expressionism

Mediums: Acrylic

Materials: Canvas

Prints: Abstract Art Prints, Abstract Art Prints, Abstract Expressionism Art Prints, Modern Art Prints, Minimalism Art Prints, Expressionism Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints

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