2007 Painted Poles
Oil on Canvas
200 cm x 145 cm (79" x 57")
 
Comme je descendais des Fleuves impassibles.
Je ne me sentis plus guidé par les haleurs:
Des Peaux-Rouges criards les avaient pris pour cibles.
Les ayant cloués nus aux poteaux de couleurs.

  detail

A series of paintings, currently in progress, that draw
their inspiration from Arthur Rimbuad's poem Le
Bateau Ivre, re-creating the imageryas a personal
statement transposed into the twentieth century.

 
 
 

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