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Peinture à l'huile- 80X80 cm- 2019
Which planet will we leave to our children?
The little girl with the balloon illustrates well our projected fears of the consequences of a global phenomenon which we know in progress ... Irremediably?
On the web, plastic pollution has invaded everything; it is combined with the effects of global warming: a white bear suffocates as he roams the sand in search of his lost pack ice; a stork suffocates, packaged like a battery chicken; a monkey has found an object whose nature he does not understand; finally, grimacing turtles are surrounded by the cursed plastic that gradually covers the ocean surface to form new continents.
On this bottom of desolation, the little girl stands up and plunges her eyes into ours. There is anger in this look, an infinite reproach, a blame addressed to all the elders who mortgage his future and despise his right to recklessness.
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 ...