Discovery Collection > The old elephant
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Oil painting- 90X116 cm- 2019
Three young women use the body of an old elephant as an apparatus to better twirl before our eyes.
Beyond its surrealist character, which is obvious to us at first glance, a second, darker reading of the work reveals a futile humanity that does not care about the pachyderms becoming at dusk.
The old elephant goes to his cemetery while for him the sun goes down one last time.
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 ...