Title : Bouquet
Artist : Marie-Pascale LE GOFF
Creation date : 2022
Dimensions : 41 x 27 cm
Medium and materials : Oil on canvas painted with a knife

Context and Inspiration

“Bouquet” is a work produced in 2022. This painting captures a stylized and imaginary bouquet of black and white poppies, expressing both simplicity and sophistication. Inspired by the timeless beauty of flowers, I use a monochrome palette to create an elegant and contemporary atmosphere.

Visual Description

The painting features a bouquet of black and white poppies in a transparent vase. The flowers are stylized with precise knife strokes, adding texture and dimension to the work. The background of the canvas is also monochrome, creating a subtle contrast that highlights the details of the flowers and the vase.

Painting Techniques and Materials

I use the knife painting technique to apply oil to the canvas, creating rich and complex textures. The monochrome colors and minute details of the poppies and the vase give the work a special depth and elegance.

Thematic Analysis

“Bouquet” explores themes of natural beauty, simplicity and sophistication. The choice of monochrome colors and the stylized style of the poppies invite the viewer to appreciate the purity and elegance of the composition, evoking feelings of calm and contemplation.