We use cookies to deliver a reliable and personalised ArtQuidexperience. By browsing ArtQuid, you agree to our use of cookies.

Log in

  Lost password

New on ArtQuid?

Create Your Free Account
Sign up Sell your Art
  1. Art Prints
  2. Paintings
  3. Drawings
  4. Photography
  5. Digital Art
  6. Themes
  7. Staff Picks ♡
  8. More
Ukulele - tmpx. Tmpx Tmpx
The Ukulele, just by looking at it, causes a trendy mocking smile, when you don’t know it.
But from the first scraped notes, it’s a smile of astonishment, then of happiness and joie de vivre that sets in.

My inspiration comes from the documentary film, Hawaii, the soul of the ukulele, directed by Antoine Laguerre in 2019. Production, zed for arte France, arte France

Main presenter during this trip, passionate Joann Sfar (“Rabbi’s cat”) and Ukulele player, flies to Hawaii to discover the mother earth of this legendary instrument.

But also the culture that surrounds it. His goal, to flush out the Ukulele of his dreams, steeped in history and charged with the famous Hawaiian spirit of the Aloha.

Hawaii, the soul of the Ukulele

In the footsteps of designer Joann Sfar, a musical, pictorial and cultural journey in the footsteps of the legendary little Hawaiian guitar, the Ukulele.

The pocket guitar, imported in 1879 by Portuguese people from Madeira who came to harvest sugar cane, is the vector of a philosophy specific to the archipelago.

The spirit of Aloha, which condenses hospitality, joy, love and respect.

Brushes in hand, Joann Sfar sets out to find the ideal instrument and meets artisans, musicians, dancers and guardians of Hawaiian culture …
Ukulele - tmpx
Art by Independent Artists,  Paintings,  Acrylic
Author: Tmpx
0.3 x  100 x  125 cm  /   0.1 x  39.4 x  49.2 in
Weight 4.75 kg   /  10.47 lbs
Themes: ArtQuid  /   Origin: France  /   Genre: Pop Art  /   Characteristic: Signed  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Sold by the Artist  /   Artists types: Professional artists  /   Mounting: On metal plate  /   Period: Contemporary  /  
Posted: august 2, 2020 / Modified: august 2, 2020
Copyright Tmpx

Ukulele - tmpx
3,460 €  2,457 £  3,944 $ 
Available for sale
Artist Painter 
Paris, France
View more similar artworks
Exhibit a similar artwork

Select language

  1. Deutsch
  2. English
  3. Español
  4. Français