Philippe Le Miere 'Man-spider' - spiderman painting art

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One morning, Philippe woke from a dream where a hero slayed a dragon. Intrigued, he set about sketching the scene - but felt unsatisfied. Instead, he applied the dream’s warrior theme to 2017’s most prevalent superhero, Spiderman. Using the elusive logic of dreams, Philippe distorted and contorted his heroes - slaying and remaking them anew.

Like a Rorschach test, Le Mere's "Block-Buster" series asks us to discover our own meaning in its subject. It takes blockbuster icons and disrupts them. The effect commands a second glance, recalling our sense of creativity as we construe these twisted superheroes. Wouldn’t it be nice to wake with this feeling everyday? To be reminded that we are still capable of seeing the familiar afresh.

Philippe LE MIERE (1975 - )
'Man-spider' 2017
acrylic on canvas
Image Size: 122 x 91 cm
Dimensions: 122 x 91 cm, Stretched
Signed: Signed lower right Le Miere, inscribed verso Philippe Le Miere, title and date
Comes with Letter of Provenance

Availability: in stock
Condition:As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.

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