Is your gaze riveted to the impact of the surf on the rocks or does it fly over the open sea, at the point where two breaking waves meet? We cannot say… Born from the virginity of paper, a thousand luminous and vibrant whirlwinds attack a dark, charcoal territory, structured with moving streaks.
The foam gives the work power and dramatic character. The diagonal composition, close-up and clearly contrasted, reinforces the effect. The choice of black and white also, which relates it to photography, but also to old engravings. We think of the illustrations of Jules Verne’s maritime adventures.
Direct lineage illustrations of Scenic trip from Basel in Biel
A realistic piece of nature…
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