Discovery Collection > Bornéo
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Oil painting, 92 X 73 cm- 2018
On the canvas, deforestation is raging. Man ransacks, burns everything in its path.
He cheerfully saws the branch on which he sits, that of the living.
In a dream, the painter joined his animal brothers and she perished in this hell inflicted on them.
The orangutan, sovereign primate of Borneo, holds the artist in his arms, placing a look of compassion, pity on her.
One thinks of a diverted form of Pieta, where Man would be the Child of the animal kingdom: an immature, inconsistent being, who does not know what he is doing.
In the sky hovers a witness, a motley angel.
Is this a foreshadowing angel, a divine punishment? Apocalypse?
It is difficult to know whether the greenish mass which rises in the distance represents the canopy or the ruthless wave of a Tsunami ...
Victoria Stagni, painter in Bordeaux. Born in Buenos Aires of a Paraguayan father and an Argentinean mother, Victoria Stagni apprenticed in oil painting at Pierre Lafage (a graduate of the Beaux-Arts in Paris and Bordeaux) in the Atelier Fine Arts of Bordeaux. At the same time, she set up her workshop in the Bordeaux district of Chartrons. Since 2015, Victoria has been part of the collective of international artists "Human Beings, What Unifies Us?" made up of Cuban, European and ...