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Allegory of Painting by borda Allegory of Painting by borda
oil/canvas, 100x80 cm, I used the background of Vermeer's "Allegory of Painting"
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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.
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DerWalzer Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
Ohmygoddness! What are you doing to me? To my eyes and my brain? You are damned talanted!
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mchobbeshrooms Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013
Dali used this as a disappearing image of Freud I believe.
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RyanValentineComics Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A wonderful and clever comment on surrealism. I can't think of how you could've executed it better.
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T-equio Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
creative turn on the old masters.

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fledgefault Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
When i have some beer tokens, so will you. Thank you for the thoughts.
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eliseshootthelife Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
j'adore....y aurait surement plein d'autres choses à en dire, mais mon regard admiratif si vous pouviez le voir, suffirait amplement...
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SabinaNore Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Professional General Artist
Your painting has been featured in The Surreal Dozen, Art Essential's art feature!
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ArtbyBones Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful!
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CIBO88 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
wow....absolutly awesome! Exactly the kind of stuff I like! really really high level technique!
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brokensticksorginalo Featured By Owner May 25, 2012  Student
enjoyable :D i like it :D
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