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Labor. Laurent Pichereau Lpartisti
Inspired by the work “parquet planers” by Gustave Caillebotte, my favorite painter
This painting takes a look at manual professions but also at the art of a job well done.
Formerly much criticized and considered trivial, I find that today: it restores the nobility of artistic crafts. Caillebotte is of bourgeois origin and did not want to denounce the conditions but was simply interested in the gesture.
However, this work perfectly highlights these manual trades without machines where the man was connected to his work sometimes in difficult conditions, with his back bent, knees on the ground with only rasps as tools in order to sand the floor and obtain a result. Perfect. At the time, there was no concept of arduousness. We must draw inspiration from these examples to become more aware of our modern comforts.
All my works are done on a black background, which makes the exercise all the more difficult. This white on black style allows the light of the scene to be further enhanced, the red lines catch the eye and create a break in this chiaroscuro environment.
Modern and Contemporary Art,  Drawings,  Drawings
Author: Laurent Pichereau
65 x  50 cm  /   25.6 x  19.7 in
Posted: september 6, 2023 / Modified: september 6, 2023
Copyright Lpartisti

4,900 €  3,479 £  5,586 $ 
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Sainghin-En-Weppes, France
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