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Corne_Akkers

  • ArtistCorné Akkers
  • Typeimage
  • Dimensions21 x 29.7 x 0.1cm
  • Price$1600
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The Return of Lauren This graphite pencil drawing ‘Neo Deco – 18-10-23’ is a return to die hard art deco motifs. Initially I planned to draw...

The Return of Lauren This graphite pencil drawing ‘Neo Deco – 18-10-23’ is a return to die hard art deco motifs. Initially I planned to draw more landscapes and I certainly will live up to my intentions. It’s just that sometimes you come across one of those motifs that is too impressive to ignore. You imply can’t get it out from your head. That’s what happened with a great photo of Lauren Albin Guillot. It is not the first time though. Last year I also used one of her photos for a drawing. What is it with these 1930s photos? I already told you about their great tonal schemes. I generally consider black & white pictures more charming. However, in the picture at hand from 1935 you see she also has a keen eye for abstract composition. A Bit Guilty Picking these kinds of motifs out I always feel considerably guilty. Certainly the photos are not mine and I can only pay homage to the original photographer. The only thing I can do is to add value to it, something new. The

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