Beware of Invisible Dog

Published on 2015-11-30 by Eric Bourdon | Comment
Category(ies) : Painting


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BEWARE OF INVISIBLE DOG
 
Acrylic painting on linen canvas
by Eric Bourdon © 2015
Artwork size : 73 x 50 cm

 

NOVEMBER 13-22, 2015 – MARSEILLE, FRANCE
voeux-d-artistes-2015

Free entrance from 12pm to 7pm

Invitation to Voeux d’Artistes 2015 – pdf(fr) [1Mo]

www.voeuxdartistes.org

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My first satirical cartoon, just for fun ;-)

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Now you are protected from the influence of the cults
YOU ARE FREE

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Don’t miss them ! WUMAN is a brand new music group from Belgium, with a bright future ahead. They played their third concert last week… already on the stage of the great Dour Festival.

“WUMAN is female music composed by male humans”. This quartet of musicians makes sound portraits of women, which you can listen to right now on its website : www.wuman.be

 

WUMAN is also on Facebook : www.facebook.com/wumanband

 

français eric bourdon  La découverte du Festival de Dour 2015

 

Celtic art and monsters coming to UK…

Published on 2015-07-21 by Eric Bourdon | Comment
Category(ies) : Analysis, Exhibitions


Don’t panic, they’re not really ‘Celtic’ !…

Silver Gundestrup cauldron Denmark

 

Silver Gundestrup cauldron from northern Denmark
© John Lee / The National Museum of Denmark

 

Source : From monsters to manga : golden age of art by the Celtic race that never was, by Maev Kennedy, 10 July 2015

 

Julia Farley, the London curator, said the museums hoped to explode the view that the Celts were a distinct race who kept moving west from eastern Europe until they ended up stranded to this day in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

 

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United Colors of Corruption – Acrylic painting

Published on 2015-07-20 by Eric Bourdon | Comment
Category(ies) : Painting


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United Colors of Corruption

Acrylic painting & collage on linen canvas
Artwork size : 28.74 x 23.62” / 73 x 60 cm
© Eric Bourdon, 2015

 

français eric bourdon  United Colors of Corruption – Peinture acrylique

 

Western collections of Assyrian art more valuable than ever…

thanks to ISIS !…

 

Source : British Museum could send loans worth £1bn to the Gulf
An article by Martin Bailey, previously published
on theartnewspaper.com (15 July 2015)

The Banquet Scene

 

The Banquet Scene
Gypsum wall panel relief fragment, 645BC-635BC
© The Trustees of the British Museum

 

Islamic State destroyed 50 complete panels at Nimrud in northern Iraq in April, which has made the remaining reliefs in museums, including the Louvre [Paris] and Metropolitan Museum of Art [New York], even more important. Although the £100m valuation may seem high for the British Museum’s Banquet Scene, Sotheby’s sold the Guennol Lioness (3000–2800BC) for $57m in 2007. The limestone figure of a lioness, believed to have been discovered near Baghdad, measures just 8cm in height. […]

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Greek bird oiled by the Holding Company

Published on 2015-07-14 by Eric Bourdon | Comment
Category(ies) : Exhibitions, Painting


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Greek bird oiled by the Holding Company

 

My second painting of imperishable significance
with Cobra (Royal Talens) water mixable oil colors, for an
exhibition of 20x20cm works at the end of the year in Marseille…

Look at the first painting here !

 

© Eric Bourdon, 2015

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Athens’ ruins could reveal true art…

Published on 2015-07-13 by Eric Bourdon | Comment
Category(ies) : Analysis


In Athens, the ruins of the State and market could reveal true art…

George Vamvakidis and Stathis Panagoulis of The Breeder Athens
 

George Vamvakidis and Stathis Panagoulis of The Breeder, Athens.
Photo : via artnet.com

 

“The art market is basically dead right now in Athens”, said George Vamvakidis in a telephone interview. Vamvakidis is a co-founder of The Breeder, a successful gallery that specialized in Greek contemporary artists and is known on the international art fair circuit. “The state is unable to fund the arts and the private collectors, the biggest ones, choose not to support the local market. So as a result almost every single commercial gallery of our generation has closed its doors. […]”

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Debt profundis – Oil painting

Published on 2015-07-10 by Eric Bourdon | Comment
Category(ies) : Exhibitions, Painting


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Debt profundis

 

The first of two oil paintings made with Cobra (Royal Talens)
water mixable oil colors, for an exhibition of 20x20cm works
at the end of the year in Marseille…

Look at the second painting here !

 

© Eric Bourdon, 2015

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