Cleopatra wearing a high bun from which a snake that winds in a neat hairstyle, to return to the center of the forehead.
"For this bust, I was inspired by a drawing by Michelangelo. (photo n ° 3).
Nostalgia is the culmination of my research on the anatomical harmonization of postural expression breathing.
It is with "Nostalgie" that I took up the sculpture in 2000 .... "explains the sculptor.
Jean Paul Floch realizes a Cleopatra with 2 expressions:
- One, very human, ready to to let herself being overflowed by her emotions that upset her,
- The other, impassibly, staring into the void, aloof like a queen, elevated by her soul's Nostalgia for her Divine King.
It is by observing the exchange of inert bronze with living light that the artist was able to print in matter the anatomical motility of an expressive face by this very enigmatic character.
This sculpture is also a questioning about the invisible word, the 4th dimension.
See also : the Mona Lisa and her 2 faces
Size : 52 cm
Type : Bronze Sculpture