Hommage an Louboutin

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Damenschuhe, Mixed Media auf Leinwand


120x160 cm
The painting "Homage to Louboutin" is sold including a film about the creation and the pair of shoes. With the series "Shoetime" Michael Griesbeck interprets the missing quality of life, a transformation, lost emotions. We quote the artist: "Shoetime is the approach to create a counterbalance, or better yet, a kind of valve. So it was time to turn to the color palette of fashion. According to this motto, the next cycle began, a further development from the powerful colors "Under Construction" series. Why high heels, you ask? Well, a “style” tool was needed, a kind of “catalyst”. Painting with high heels, a metaphor, provocative, sexy and deliberately not without controversy. Aware of the options, but also of the polarizing effect, I stage and use the sanctuary of women, like sacrilege. But even these shoes, and of course the women themselves, could neither show nor be seen during this time, thus passing through the same phase of lost lifetime. And so it is precisely this “use” in a conscious, idiosyncratic way that turns the shoe into a work of art at the same time. He, the shoe, is not reduced, on the contrary, it is staged - it is respectfully elevated to an independent sculpture. Aware of precisely this attention, options have long been philosophizing about how to present the elegant heel in a completely different way. "

Price 7500 €

About the author

Michael Griesbeck

Michael Griesbeck, born in Munich in 1970, lives in Munich and Murnau, in the heart of the Blue Land. While his training took place in Munich, the world-famous city in Bavaria, since he was three he spent every ...
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