Space navigation

Title : Space navigation
Artist : Marie-Pascale LE GOFF
Creation date : 2022
Dimensions : 50 x 50 cm, 3D canvas
Medium and materials : Oil on canvas painted with a knife

Context and Inspiration

“Space Navigation” is a work created in 2022. Inspired by the mysteries of space and the beauty of navigation, this painting combines futuristic and marine elements to create a unique and contemporary composition.

Visual Description

The painting features spheres of different sizes floating in space, painted in shades of blue. The graphic and modern composition is reinforced by the presence of sailboats which seem to sail in space, adding an intriguing and surreal dimension to the work. The starry background and the light reflections accentuate the cosmic and mysterious atmosphere.

Painting Techniques and Materials

I use the knife painting technique to create rich and dynamic textures. The 3D canvas adds depth and dimension, allowing floating elements and sailboats to stand out against the starry backdrop.

Thematic Analysis

“Space Navigation” explores themes of travel, discovery and the fusion between the maritime and the cosmic. Floating spheres and sailboats sailing through space symbolize the union of technology and nature, inviting the viewer to dream of unknown worlds and endless possibilities.