Les Crayons // The finder & Pride

Les crayons // Le dénicheur & Orgueil © Eric Danhier

Les Crayons // The finder & Pride


Les Crayons


Rue du Miroir 3-7 Spiegelstraat
1000 Brussels

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

Inspiration: “The finder” (painting) and “Pride” and other creatures from different engravings (engraving)

“The idea is to have a foreground composed of a tangle of characters from the paintings “The Triumph of Death”, “Juno in the Underworld” as well as certain engravings including “Envy” “Last judgment” and “Pride”.
A kind of condensing of the chimeras, Bruegel’s “pariahs”. The subjects are rather “lugubrious” but are treated with a certain bonhomie.

This cataplasm is heading towards a tree on the left wall. This tree, in which a “character” is hung, is taken from the painting “The finder”, whose exact meaning is the subject of debate, which I like.”

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