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La Mounalisa, pas la Monalisa...

2018

Signed

1

Size

60 x 120 cm
24 x 47.24 in

Year

2018

Medium

Paintings

Reference

09443925

Acrylic and mixed media

Enclosed is the artist's explicit statement that he drew much of his inspiration from the "Mona Lisa" (exhibited at the Musée du Louvre in Paris). Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. 

 

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Joe Okitawonya Malandy is a Congolese painter born in 1978 in Kinshasa (DRC). Recipient of a scholarship, he is the first national of the Democratic Republic of Congo to have studied at the Ecole supérieure des beaux-arts d'Alger.In his artistic practice, Joe Okitawonya interprets painting as a sentient being with the capacity to convey a message, and through this perception develops his pictorial theory of the G-spot."Painting being a practice of singular sensitivity, our gaze on a blank canvas is that of a man in front of a naked woman, inspiring deep within us strong sensations and perceptions, which obviously put us in a state of tension. From this anguish arises the problem of how to find the G-spot of my painting through the shapes I give to my subject and the warm or cold colors that impose themselves on it", explains the artist.


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