Small sample of recent work 2016-17

My new work deals with flesh as a quality and an experience that belongs simultaneously to the perceiver and to the thing perceived, something that Merleau Ponty refers to as the 'Flesh of the World'.
I work mainly with soft pastels. The work puts together paintings of parts of nature, and especially trees, with paintings of the flesh.
Developing these paintings I have looked to past painting, especially to Baroque painting and especially the work of Rubens.


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 The Fall, pastel on paper, 87x125cm     
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 Resurrection Pastel on paper 87x125     
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 Pastel on paper 70x100cm     
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 Inferno Pastel on paper, 87x125cm     
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 Attachment, pastel on paper 1x1.5m