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Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Jean Lurcat .....

As I begin to consider an interpretation of the work of Afghanistani grafitti artists Shamsia Hassani. for the next 12bythedozen challenge I realise that I've not posted my piece for our last challenge here. The artist chosen as the focus for the challenge was Jean Lurcat - "a French artist noted for his role in the revival of contemporary tapestry." whose style was far too pointy for me to feel comfortable with. I looked for some consistency in subject matter, colour and layout and came up with a much simpler interpretation of one of his pieces:



It seemed that as a group our response to this artist was mixed but the results were exceptional. do take a look - https://12bythedozen.blogspot.com/search?q=lurcat

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