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Oil painting- 92X73 cm- 2020
In the impenetrable jungle, a clearing where animals have ventured out of the twilight. Once again represented in her animal and virginal nudity, the artist took his place in the middle of these exotic species, some of which are endangered: we recognize in particular a bat and a pangolin hiding behind the painter's skull, these scapegoats, designated culprits of the pandemic which is frightening the world.
The animals seem surprised to be left in the sight of the "outside world". Ears back, the caracal is afraid of what is approaching.
In women, there is first this meditative posture, this serious air. Then, some would see distrust in the intensity of her gaze, perhaps even cold anger ... She protects the pangolin as a mother would protect her child.
A new reflection on our behavior as a species which struggles to destroy others to better precipitate its possible loss, if it is not probable ... A denunciation of the consumption of bushmeat which endangers biodiversity and the world we love.
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 ...