Monday, September 21

Gather the Rose of Love : YZ and LE CABARET DE SANCERRE


"Summer’s final roses are still ripe for the picking here in Brooklyn, with no threat of autumn’s frost in sight and late September sun to illuminate them as you scuffle by on concrete sidewalks. Street Artist YZ lives and works in Montreuil near Paris and has been bringing rooms of an old cabaret alive with roses this summer and shares with us today images of classical figures she painted with india ink on silk paper for these decaying walls. 'Each room has it’s own character and the natural light sometimes reveals a different aspect of the original painting,' she says of the nudes originally created by Bouguereau, Lehmann, Gerome, and Merle. ..."
Brooklyn Street Art

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