Early summer

25 June 2016. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

Series of 25 paintings on paper 50x65cm.

“The coal consumed in the fireplace, which has lasted all spring, is now used to, at the time of the arrival of the summer, write the sensation of time that has gone, a revival that promises, engraving traces of its history in the virgin paper of the future, meeting the wonderful colours of sun that is again here, diluting with it to produce a new Text, finally promising life.”

  • A-series : 5 PCs. Support : Paper 50x65cm. Technique: charcoal.
  • B-series : 5 PCs. Support : Paper 50x65cm. Technique: charcoal and pushed paper.
  • C-series : 5 PCs. Support : Paper 50x65cm. Technique: charcoal and acrylic paint.
  • D-series : 5 PCs. Support : Paper 50x65cm. Technique: Acrylic paint with plastic sheet.
  • E series : 5 PCs. Support : Paper 50x65cm. Technique: acrylic painting by hand.

Série “Début d'été”. 25 pièces (fusain et acrylique sur papier 50x65cm), 2016. Benoît Labourdette.

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