Category Archives for Originals

Réjean Ducharme, oil on linen, 48X42 inches, 2018. Photo : Guy L’Heureux

Réjean Ducharme: Capturing a Desire for Anonymity

Réjean Ducharme, oil on linen, 48X42 inches, 2018. Photo : Guy L’Heureux Réjean Ducharme: Capturing a Desire for Anonymity How does one paint the portrait of a man who, like Réjean Ducharme, fled the public eye as if his life depended on it? 

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Richard Wagner, oil on linen, 48X42 inches, 2018, private collection, UK

Richard Wagner: A Profound Cataclysm

Richard Wagner, oil on linen, 48X42 inches, 2018, private collection, UK Richard Wagner: A Profound CataclysmRichard Wagner wanted to do for the human voice what Beethoven had done for instrumental music: to create a profound cataclysm.

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Marilyn Monroe, oil on linen, 42”X48”, 2018, private collection, Canada

Marilyn Monroe: Searching Beyond the Femme Fatale

Marilyn Monroe, oil on linen, 42”X48”, 2018, private collection, Canada Marilyn Monroe: Searching Beyond the Femme FataleWho is the woman behind the femme fatale with blond curls and sensuous curves, a sex symbol desired by millions of glaring eyes, even after her death? 

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Vincent Van Gogh III, oil on linen, 2017

Where My Van Gogh Portrait Came From (And Where It Ended Up)

Vincent Van Gogh III, oil on linen, 2017 Where My Van Gogh Portrait Came From (And Where It Ended Up)There is a stark contrast between Van Gogh’s red-headed lumberjack face, his rural mannerism and the extraordinary sophistication of his coloured dream world. When I painted him, I wanted to reconcile this duality. 

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