‘London Portrait #1’

It is necessary that each one is well what it must be, and that the harmony is born of differences. (Alain - 1932).

The portrait of a city can only materialize by associating its many facets. A play of angles and curves, brilliance and rusticity and even the three elements: water, air and solid matter ... We recognize ourselves and we disappear there. We recognize and wonder ... What is behind these forms? And if it were only a screen to our existential emptiness? And if the landmarks were not around us but inside us?

 

As Balzac wrote: Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine!

 

Anamorphic portrait of London with its emblematic monuments: London bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral, Parliament and Big Ben, Gherkin Towers and The Shard.

Pieces of raw steel, oxidized, sanded and assembled at a distance from each other to form a sculpture in volume, in high relief, hanging a few inches from the wall with a simple hook.

Artist : Frédéric Daty

Size : 118 cm x 104 cm x 19 cm

Year : 2019

London portrait 01 - Daty
London portrait 01 - Daty
London Portrait 01 - Daty
London portrait 01 - Daty

© 2019 by Frédéric Daty

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