Art and Emotion
basic work is not the figuration as it is, but the representation
of scattered emotions felt by the one that looks at one of my
works. I don't paint the subject, but I draw, build (without much
levelling) according to elements that I provide him with. His
disposition, sensitivity, and culture will give him the key to
this mystery. A person evolves, his mood changes every day; he
will thus, in the same way, see the painting in a different way
because every day is different.
appreciate my work, I think that one must see the painting very
often so that it is well fathomed because its importance does not
lie in its immediate legibility. One may have failed to notice a
coulour, a form, a mass, a transparency, just like this chord of
music discovered only after listening ten or even twenty times to
the same piece of music.
perception of a feeling born of an emotion comprises subjective
parameters inherent in social, intellectual, and aesthetic
conditions of a person living in a given socitey. To trigger off
this emotion, this person must lay open to this perception by
rising above his knowledge and by cutting off his consciousness
nurtured on the past. To this condition, he can open up to the
new message brought by a new creation whether musical, literary,
a painting, the best is not expressed with the colors, and this
applies to any of the techniques used. One must plunge deep down
to descry, while removing the nocturnal veil away, the first rays
of this much-sought inner Light.
creation is a breath of life, a confession, a message, a cry, a
part of oneself, a bit of God, a suffering, a joy, an injury, a
tearing apart, a wound, a murmur, a puff, a prayer, a punch, a
caress, the struggle won by the spiritual life over carnal death.
Art calls for sensitivity, intelligence, imagination, faith, self-effacement,
man's heart that will forget the man sheltering him to the
benefit of the society will create great works. The creator's
heart that will start beating atthe exclusive service of humanity
will see the great light. Is it not the case of God ? Is it not
what we must seek according to our means ?
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