Guillaume Desmarets // The Hunters in the Snow

Guillaume Desmarets // Chasseurs dans la neige © Eric Danhier

Guillaume Desmarets // The Hunters in the Snow


Rue de la Rasière 32 Sistervatstraat
1000 Brussels

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To mark the 450th anniversary of the death of the painter Pieter Bruegel. 

Inspiration: “The Hunters in the Snow” (Painting)

“Statement of intent: “I was immediately attracted by the composition and atmosphere of this scene. Even though it is a scene of everyday life, a surrealist atmosphere pervades. I decided to focus on the hunters and their dogs. By retaining the compositional elements, I transformed the subject and the graphic aesthetic. The scene depicts rat hunters pursued by their quarry, all in a fluffy universe which resembles a dream. It’s a kind of surreal allegory of the absurd.”

Guillaume Desmarets

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