Contemplating the New Year

The Voice Within¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2011¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 20″¬† x¬† 14″ ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Private Collection

Looking away in the distance seems to be a recurring theme in my work.¬† In 2003,¬† I made another piece:¬† Joyful Meditation¬† (22″ x 18″), picturing people watching fireworks on July 14 (Bastille Day) over my hometown: Toulouse (France).

Joyful Meditation (detail)

Best wishes for 2012!

2 Responses to “Contemplating the New Year”

  1. Mary Fagan says:

    Two beautiful pieces, Benedicte. I am moved by The Voice Within, relating figures, so sharp and insistent, with the meditative and the wide. I am fascinated by the border and how the figures impinge on it. Thanks for posting!

  2. Shirley says:

    Scrumptious Benedicte! So happy to see these side by side on your blog! Hurry home – we miss you already.

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