States of Figure

MEDIUM TO LARGE PAINTINGS

States of Figure

Elan 2019 Acrylique sur toile 80 X 80 cm
Elan 2019 Acrylique sur toile 80 X 80 cm
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Momentum

L'instant suspendu
L'instant suspendu

Acrylique sur toile 92 X 65 cm

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Léda
Léda

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Ailleurs
Ailleurs

Acrylique sur toile. 92 X 74 cm

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Vers l'éther
Vers l'éther

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Halte là.
Halte là.

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Etat de figure n°2.
Etat de figure n°2.

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Songe d'une nuit d'hiver
Songe d'une nuit d'hiver

Acrylique sur papier. 70 X 100 cm

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Rester debout
Rester debout

Acrylique sur papier. 70 x 100 cm

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Nu bleu allongé
Nu bleu allongé

Aquarelles et acrylique sur papier. 60 X 80 cm copie_1

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Opalescence
Opalescence

Aquarelle sur papier. 70 X 100 cm

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Duo & Co

Couple ELLE
Couple ELLE

Acrylique sur toile 60 X 180 cm

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Memory
Memory

Acrylique sur toile. 60 X 180 cm

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Faune & Faunesse
Faune & Faunesse

Acrylique sur toile.60 X 180 cm

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Terre Feu Eau
Terre Feu Eau

Acrylique sur toile 113 X 162 cm

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Guerriers
Guerriers

Acrylique sur toile. 60 X 180 cm

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Faunesse & Faune
Faunesse & Faune

Acrylique sur toile 60 X 180cm

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Duo
Duo

Acrylique sur toile 60 X 180 cm

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Duo ( Femmes)
Duo ( Femmes)

Acrylique sur toile. 60 X 180 cm

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Through the looking glass

Derrière le miroir
Derrière le miroir

Acrylique sur toile 89 X 116 cm

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SMALL PAINTINGS

Figures

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Kisses

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Couples

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Inks and watercolours

 

Serie small and medium sizes

(between 24 x 31 and 33 x 40 cm frame excluded)

 

 

States of figure, states of being, the appearance of an ever-changing figure

 

Dream of a figure which carries its own flight within itself,

Here and there, vibrant and still at the same time,

Dream of a line which carries its breath within itself,

Its colour spreads out beyond its boundaries,

Its texture feels like flesh,

Its surface just a membrane...

Shake its body, if need be reduce it to fragments... make the figure vanish to let it

be born again in the body of the paint

 

Between gentleness and violence

 

Manuela Cordenos' works all swing between gentleness and vulnerability. The human bodies which she draws display fragility in their nudity, tugged between the gentleness of their warm hues and the violence of a technique which scratches, occults, adds cracks and puffiness.

The emergence and dissolution of shapes opens us up to a new space « violence is not aimed at the body but at its representation ».

 

                                                                                                                                                                 Philippe Marguelon