Discovery Collection > One hundred years of loneliness
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Oil painting- 100X81 cm- 2015
The artist represented himself reading in a place removed from the world, in the middle of the tropical forest. The stagnant water of the dead arm of a river, the dappled sky, the exuberant nature in a whole swatch of greens, the rare silent witnesses: there is nothing here to disturb the tranquility of this solitary reading. Only the guardian of this "lost paradise", a crocodile on whose back the reader is lying, surprises, worries or amuses.
If we pay attention, we will notice that the book - which gives its title to the painting - is the novel by Garcia-Marquez emblematic of "magic realism", inspiration that runs through several works by the painter.
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 ...