This is an oil painting (89cm in width x 123cm) inspired by the Nude Descending a Staircase, No.2 by Marcel Duchamp. First, I had a pink rose fixed in position and photographed it every day to capture the process of decay to express time as well as motion and death. I chose a selection of photos and with photoshop, I merged them together with a rose at the beginning as the most transparent with photos at the end as the most opaque, This was to convey time and motion, as well as the death as a part of nature. Portraying reality in a different way in one single image is my goal behind this artwork. I then selected one of the photoshopped collages of rose which I created and painted in oil.
The idea is to link the motion of resurrection from death in the darkness, compete and fight against nature as no man can. With a strong consciousness, we are able to stand on our ground with the courage of overcoming death.
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