Portrait of Beyoncé Knowles, from the series “Les Palpitantes”. Oil on canvas and mixed technique, 80x80cm.
In the series of my portraits of women artists, I sweep through a century of art history, from Camille Claudel to Marina Abramovic.
And Beyoncé Knowles finds her place here, because, in my eyes, she embodies a powerful and assumed form of mixed female corporality.
His body is his tool, objectified, as much as singled out according to the context. She is a key figure in the contemporary art scene. Her body and her image are cleverly aesthetic to please the greatest number …