Original French title : Sirène

Date: 2014, February
Format: 65 x 50 cm
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This painting won a special prize in the Thuillier Gallery - Paris
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I like plans « for the ceiling » which are very used in the cinematographic universe.
I always wanted to integrate a plan like this in one of my works without really knowing how to do it or even without really having a fit about this situation.
Until I came across a picture of a mermaid I immediately got a desire to represent the interior of a bath. So I can easily explain it as being a child I was fascinated by the movie « Splatch » with Tom Hanks, I spent the tape (this is the era of VHS) loop. I loved this movie.
I think the association siren + bath comes from (for those who know some scenes of the film). This painting was presented for the first time at the fair Affordable Art Fair Brussels

Here are some sketches


Sketches diplome.jpgSketches croquis-3.jpgSketches croquis-2.jpgSketches croquis-1.jpg

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