Imaginary flower 51

2020
Acrylic painting on paper
70 x 50 cm
420€ 

The artist confronts a paradox :
– to assert his work as an artifice
– to create life and emotion
I pick up on my theme of flowers and bouquets,  I strip them of the illusional backgrounds and of the natural elements of the traditional still life, I assert this as a constructed work of art by “throwing” it on the canvas in a universe that belongs to my studio : stains, drips, drool… the idea is to pull off this little miracle peculiar to artists : to show artifice, to create the beauty of emotion…
We could parody the title of a painting by Magritte… “this is not a flower”… and yet…

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