Artist of the Day / Sandrine Pagnoux / Paris, France

Sandrine’s manipulated photos (by her friend Sophie Etchart) and drawings are somewhat similar to the paintings of my Artist of the Day yesterday, Theresa Pfarr.

“Mostly, I illustrate lost souls, people,

who are torn between strong poles

like beauty and tragedy and buzz

in the complete chaos

of this crazy world.”

“They live in a world of magic and love, but also full of sadness and vulnerability.”

“Perhaps they would address brief prayers to us, as if we were their guardian angels, like “I’m scared”, Protect me”, or “Love me.”  “Rescue me.”

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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3 Responses to Artist of the Day / Sandrine Pagnoux / Paris, France

  1. mobius faith says:

    Some really interesting work by this artist.

  2. isabellart says:

    I love this work !

  3. sbmacinnis says:

    Great work, and there is a similarity with yesterdays artist of the day. a bond.

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