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Corne_Akkers

  • ArtistCorné Akkers
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  • Dimensions21 x 28.2 x 0.1 cm
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A Great Honor Enter my graphite pencil drawing ‘Louise Brooks – 11-10-22’. After an interlude of two drawings of my regular model and a nude it...

A Great Honor Enter my graphite pencil drawing ‘Louise Brooks – 11-10-22’. After an interlude of two drawings of my regular model and a nude it was time for something different. Some time ago a progressive rock band called Timelock reissued their 1992 album, named after her and using my oil. Together we were noticed by the Louise Brooks Society and featured in their blogspot. A great honor and a reminder of art works I made 8 years ago. Strangely and perhaps coincidentally Louise was the start of my Sans Titre series. After the conclusion of the Darja Collin series I thought it was fun to do another drawing of Louise. Why not? Iconic The internet is stacked with pictures of her, making her timelessly iconic. Throughout the decades she apparently doesn’t lose meaningfullness and her life story keeps on inspiring us. It’s the longing for freedom and the struggle to get it, I guess. Perhaps it’s about women entering modern times as we know them now. Equally endowed wi

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