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Inglorious bossturd (or the hunting trophy of harvey w.)

$1,164
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One of a kind work | Framed and Ready to Hang
40 x 60 cm
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Technique
Mixed media
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One of a kind work
Material
Mounted Canvas
Dimensions
40 x 60 cm
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Yes (45 x 65 cm)
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This work, in which we see a headless naked woman putting her foot on the back of a headless naked man, as she would put it on the remains of a safari game, is an echo of the Weinstein affair and the #metoo movement that followed: in a kind of new war of the sexes, a reversal of roles is taking place and it is women who have the skin of men, who turn them into hunting trophies, beasts to be slaughtered. The title refers to the Quentin Tarantino film that Harvey Weinstein produced, but written as a pun: bossturd, juxtaposing boss (chief) and turd (shit), could be translated as "petron". This painting is a unique mixed media piece on canvas and combines photography, digital composition and acrylic painting (many layers of transparent glaze and transparent squares in relief). The painting is framed in black wood (total dimensions: about 65 x 45 x 3.5 cm)

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Georges DUMAS

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Aubervilliers (93), France

129 works

For about ten years now, I have been creating paintographies. As its name suggests, a paintography is a mixture of painting and photography.

From photography, I keep the initial shot, an essential and unavoidable basis for the work to come. I also retain, despite all the successive manipulations carried out afterwards on the computer, the precision, finesse and plastic quality that certainly distinguish it from painting other than hyper-realistic. However, a paintography is not a photograph, it is a plastic construction that raises doubts in the eyes, that raises the question of the nature of the image that is offered to the eyes of the spectators. What part of the work was captured by the objective, what part recreated by the software work, what part brought by the acrylic glazes?

Layers, layers, stacks: despite its extreme readability, a paintography is a complex construction, based on a succession of screens. The fabric or skin never appears naked, they are always covered by a material that is as much a screen as it is a body with them. This matter is itself obscured by squares that seem either to detach from it or to deepen within it; by evoking the pixels at the base of any digital image, these squares remind us that this matter is a decoy, that it is virtual. And yet, in the works in mixed technique, it is precisely these squares that appear in relief on the surface of the canvas, in a strange transparent materiality...

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