“Giverny, Beyond Photography” by Artist Paul Rosteau
Artist Paul Rousteau’s observe pushes photography to its limits, distorting fact and breaking cost-free of conventional representation requirements. Blending the medium with digital artwork and painting, his get the job done is an experimental hybrid, analyzing the marriage amongst painting and images.
It is with this pictorialistic strategy that Rosteau visited Claude Monet’s yard in Giverny, France. Struck by the simultaneous paradise of the gardens and the “trivial eyesight of teams roaming it as a tourist attraction,” Rousteau considers how beginner images in the electronic age has shifted our romance to the medium. “I looked in the thousands of day by day images developed at and on Giverny,” he explains. “Bugs, glitches, application mistakes and other digital alterations are then printed, painted upon, and re-photographed, consequently questioning the status of the photographic impression, of its creator, and of its usage in the digital period.”
“These visuals are a testimony to an amused reflection on the successive actions of an inventive motion. From its belittled avant-garde beginnings to its accession to mainstream lifestyle. Shifting to a commercial and ornamental status, a single emptied of its revolutionary concepts. Between sacred and profane, my eyesight navigates concerning an homage to the Impressionist master and an iconoclastic reappropriating of an oeuvre, contributing in the development of a new medium we, mistakenly, continue on contacting Images.”
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