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Bertille de Baudinière

My artwork can appear inconsistent, unstable, and liable to change direction without warning. I am not especially concerned with questions of abstraction, representation or stylistic matters in general. What most attracts me and finds its way into my work are oppositions, differences, conflict, and mobility -- the conditions that signify life as it is lived now, in our times. My means for addressing these issues are the simplest ones: light and dark, water and oil, colour and black, soil and sand. In making my work, I seek to put a "pause" on life, to re-examine it and rework it with the material tools available to me. That this is an impossible task is self-evident, but the effort must be made. In this way, through my work, I am seeking to prepare myself for the inevitability of my eventu




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