Print
E-mail us for Details
Tell a friend
Next
Previous

 


 Lot title: Chaperon Bleue

 Lot description:

Oil on canvas
98 x 130 cm (38.58 x 51.18 in.)
Executed in 2001
Signed and dated on the lower right

 Provenance: Acquired from the artist family

 



 

Artwork note:

The viewer is immediately drawn to the rich colors Aractingi used and the complexity of that color.

The works of Willy Aractingi are not that innocent as they portray naive and vulnerable looking cartoon figures, upon further investigation one find a clandestine layer of evil and rebellion underneath the innocent first impressions. Aractingiís art carries strong references to morality taking for reference mostly the "Fables De La Fontaine" that he illustrated in 246 oil on canvas paintings in term of 6 years.

Aractingi pictures are widely admired for their subtle texture light and color, but the confident draftsmanship and the rich, velvety shadows of his drawing show that the artist had an equally compelling mastery of form, line and tone.

 

© 2017 MAC Gallery - all rights reserved