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Allegory of Painting

oil/canvas, 100x80 cm, I used the background of Vermeer's "Allegory of Painting"
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© 2007 - 2021 borda
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:star::star::star::star::star: Overall
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Beautiful Allegory! I like the luminosity worthy of Vermeer and also this rich texture of curtains. I admire the nice use of thirds in composition and the sublime harmony of colours between the black, the orangy red and the golden dominant colour.

A picture of splendidly re-visited Vermeer.

The figures call out to us by their surrealist appearance. First this extraterrestrial exoskeleton of the painter with the head brombone and the wheels of the model. But especially this paradox of the painter with a superb behind and of the model throwing a primal scream worthy of Tarzan.

Très belle Allegory dont j'aime la luminosité digne de Vermeer ainsi que la riche texture des draperies. J'admire l'utilisation des tiers dans la composition et la sublime harmonie de ces couleurs de noir, de rouge orangé avec la couleur or dominante.

Les figures nous interpellent dans leur apparence surréaliste. D'abord cet exosquelette extraterrestre du peintre avec la tête trombone et les roues du modèle.Mais plus spécialement le paradoxe de ce peintre avec un magnifique postérieur et de ce modèle lançant un cri primal digne de Tarzan.

Un tableau de Vermeer superbement revisité.
madskywolf's avatar
This is so weird yet so beautiful. I love it. I love art.
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Brandoch-Daha's avatar
Oh, yeah! Trés cool!
zacharyzorbas's avatar
Woah, love that spine
Alimalek's avatar
Beautiful work!
minkorarin's avatar
Dali is nervously smoking at the backdoor...
borda's avatar
what about Elvis, he's fine? :D :hug:
DerWalzer's avatar
Ohmygoddness! What are you doing to me? To my eyes and my brain? You are damned talanted!
borda's avatar
oh no, what have I done? :flirty:
DerWalzer's avatar
You have created!Heart 
mchobbeshrooms's avatar
Dali used this as a disappearing image of Freud I believe.
RyanValentineComics's avatar
A wonderful and clever comment on surrealism. I can't think of how you could've executed it better.
T-equio's avatar
creative turn on the old masters.

fledgefault's avatar
When i have some beer tokens, so will you. Thank you for the thoughts.
eliseshootthelife's avatar
j'adore....y aurait surement plein d'autres choses à en dire, mais mon regard admiratif si vous pouviez le voir, suffirait amplement...
SabinaNore's avatar
Your painting has been featured in The Surreal Dozen, Art Essential's art feature!
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CIBO88's avatar
wow....absolutly awesome! Exactly the kind of stuff I like! really really high level technique!
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artweak's avatar
Great job on the whole painting! Very unique. I've posted my first drawing and I will never stop. People like you is what makes me keep going. Thanks for the inspiration! ;)
borda's avatar
thank you, I'm glad that when I can give motivation to people, it's a good drawing for beginning, never stop!
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