PP56 XS15-The Sniper (21x17cm)
Many traces on paper like sniper bullet holes. Paper full of energy, concentration of traces, colored background like the mental landscape of the sniper. Here, orange traces, « I’m Cortes says the sniper « , three boats. In 1519, Herman Cortés attempted a game of poker: conquering the powerful empire of the Aztecs with a mere handful of men. Clever tour de force, favorable chance of circumstances… What are the reasons for the success of this insane enterprise?...DESCRIPTION & DETAILS
Theme: Flowing painting XS
Series: Presence painting PP56XS
Title: PP56 XS15-THE SNIPER
Date of completion: 2012
Place of realisation: Paris Ivry-sur-Seine (Bibliothèque de France)
Signature: James Arax red logotype top right
Mixed technique: Colored pigments, red pencil & ink on paper
Size: 21x17cm-8,3x6,7in I Format: XS
...During the PRESENCE PAINTING performance, James always makes a series of small drawings on paper with the still fresh paint from the MATRIX presence painting (200x170cm), here "PP56 - The Sniper"
Each paper feeds on the matrix, it updates the energy of the matrix in a new creation.