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DÉJEUNER SUR L’HERBE
90cm x 90cm - 2011

Cushions, table cloth, flowers, leaves, biscuit, cheese, cherries, cutlery

Édouard Manet’s ‘The Luncheon on the Grass’ was an affront to the propriety of the late eighteen-hundreds, as it portrayed a naked woman casually lunching with two fully dressed men. The painting inspired later artists to give their own interpretation of what we currently call a picnic. Today, the human body has been exploited by all means of communication, hence, it seems outrageous to hand back the emphasis to elementary items.

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