"Today, the beaches are busy, the plastic garden chairs are the queens of the beach, welcome to mass tourism, soon there will be no more free beaches.
On my island, Corsica, to preserve nature you have to pay for parking, it’s a way to reduce the crowd on the beaches, holidays are like daily life ("metro, work, sleep").
Democratization causes a large influx, they choose to tax beach access to reduce the number... so where is democracy?
Today wherever you go: you pay. Your life is worthless, but it’s very expensive to have a life. I wanted a more abstract style than usual, with more restraint and sadness, like at dusk. Leaving the beach (and the sea) in the evening is for me, every time, a kind of little death... "Patrick Santoni
This work is ready to hang, it is an oil on canvas stretched on a frame, glossy varnish. No frame.