06 March 2012

Bird body language

Influenced by the Flemish masters' technique, French painter Corine Perier creates surreal desolate landscapes on wood panels, presented here through a theme: bird body hybrid animals.


 Aux portes du désert


 Boule de neige


 Dans les nuages


 Le gardien


 Le petit prince


 Le sphinx


 Le coureur du ciel


 Le funambule


 Le gardien des cîmes


 Le gardien du secret


 L'enchanteur


 Le voyageur


 Perce-neige

 Sérénité


 Tombé du ciel


Chat perché


Corine Perier's paintings depict surreal animals in depopulated landscapes. Through her paintings, she deals with the contemporary problem of the disappearance of species on a planet in flux. She adds a touch of strangeness to her works, painting a dream world where fantasies and child dreams live together.

Birds, wildcats... it's a wildlife crossing, regardless of the laws of natural history, but with the greatest natural... (Read more.)


Often juxtaposing the hunter and hunted within one body or linking species that, in the real life, would never be seen united. Her strange world is one where the extinction of one species, leads to odd mutations of the remaining ones. It’s a reminder to the viewer that the real world is altering beyond recognition and of the existing predicament of vanishing species on this ever changing planet.

From foxes wearing armour to birds with cat heads, this surreal world offers a vision of an unbalanced world. A world in which the edges of reality, dreams and concepts are blurred together but also a place to appreciate the inherent beauty of a delicious mystery. (Read more.)



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3 comments:

  1. Surreal is an understatement! I love the combinations, these are truly amazing!

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