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Stephanie Têtu is a Canadian artist that burst on to the Sydney art-scene with her majestic oil paintings of flora. Têtu’s latest body of work Parade draws inspiration from her experience in the fashion industry, as both a model and makeup artist. She carefully considers composition and lighting to create a sense of drama as well as delicacy. Like fashion models on a runway her flowers emanate power and sensuality.

Exhibition dates: 8 – 25 November 2017
Opening: Wednesday 8 November 2017, 6 – 8pm RSVP

Stephanie Têtu, Iris the Style Icon (2017), oil on canvas, 180 x 200cm

 

Stephanie Têtu on her work:

“With this latest body of work, I have sought to create mysterious creatures, both uncompromising and charismatic. I am channeling the top models of the 80’s, but also the modern cult of beauty. I want my flowers to look like those front row cool influencers.

I’m often asked why I paint flowers as a subject, as they are so feminine and traditional. I find flowers fascinating. Like faces, they are forever changing; no two the same. I love their mathematical complexities, but also their fluidity. They are both technically challenging and forgiving.

Flowers are sexy and beautiful. They wilt and degenerate, as do we, thus a reminder of the fleeting nature of life.”

Parade showcases Stephanie Têtu’s incredible eye for detail and composition. It is a seductive body of work that demonstrates her ability to closely capture the ephemeral beauty and fragility of flowers

Parade opens on Wednesday 8 November 2017, 6 – 8pm, and runs until Saturday 25 November 2017.

For more info on Stephanie Têtu

View the online catalogue for Parade here

Also, we’re happy to say that all artwork can be acquired using ArtMoney: interest-free loans to buy art. After paying a 10% deposit you can take the painting home and pay the remaining balance over 9 months – interest free.

Would you like to view works by Stephanie Têtu? Feel free to contact us at 02 9660 7799 or [email protected].

Stephanie Têtu, No Shrinking Violet (2017), Oil on canvas, 150 x 150cm
Stephanie Têtu, Succulent (2017), Oil on canvas , 150 x 150cm
Stephanie Têtu, Little Black Dress (2017), Oil on canvas , 100 x 100cm
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