Sans Culottes. Eat Cake! Says Queen triptych.

by Etienne Clement

Edition of 12 - 122.0cm x 152.0cm

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  • Adriana Marques

    The Insider Adriana Marques says:

    "These powerful images of perfectly detailed dioramas, bring this scene-setting technique into the contemporary area. Borrowing and reimagining scenes from history as well as his own imagination, Etienne creates new stories for our modern and all too grown up world."

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  • Sans Culottes. Eat Cake! Says Queen triptych.

    In the Eat Cake! Says Queen tryiptych, three loosely interpreted key events of the French revolution are staged and presented, served almost to us viewers, on circular trays. In each piece, the concave backdrop pierced by a threshold contributes to the narration of the events, contextualizing it, emphasizing the inside/outside dichotomy, the safe versus the unsafe territories. The protagonists, Marie-Antoinette and Louis the XVI, inhabit these spaces and we, the viewers are witnessing these staged events unfolding before us, these three stations in the biblical sense (Stations of the Cross) n…

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    Etienne Clement

    “We all live in the world as we imagine it, as we create it.” Andrei Tarkovsky / Nostalghia.
    Clément is a ‘Storysmith’. Ingredients for his narratives are both fact and fiction. It allows him to make up stories, to ‘start’ legends in any particular place he chooses.
    He builds up stories combining either solid and verified historical events or mythological/biblical themes and outright pure invention. The outcome, a new story where the fact/fiction boundaries are blurred. His works investigate the legendary, creating narratives that are never being entirely believed by the viewer, but also…

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  • Sizing Chart

    1.7m

    Product Details

    Type
    Limited Edition
    Medium
    Photography
    Style
    Realistic
    Subject
    Fashion
    Year
    2010
    Edition
    of 12
    Size
    122.0cm x 152.0cm
    Ready to hang
    No
    Signed
    Yes, in certificate
    Materials
    c-type print
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