Children's games, teen's games, adults games
Lunacy could have praised them in the writing of Erasmus.
Little Girl on the Beach
Oil/canvas 92 x 73. 2014
— Oil/canvas. 73 x 60. 2015
( detail ). Oil on canvas. 100 x 81. 2014
" A horse, ignorant of grammar is not miserable,
just as a mad man isn't unhappy,
because madness is due to his nature. "
Erasmus. Éloge de la Folie. § 32.
Oil on canvas. 92 x 73. 2018
" There is no century wich, by ridiculous affirmation or négation,
do not make laugh at it.
A past madness rarely illuminate men about their present one."
Helvétius, De l'Esprit.
Child riding on a sheep.
Oil/canvas. 100 x 81. 2017
Children who play, adults who play, invent stories. But adults don't stop. They decide to believe in their scenario. Here is origin of beliefs, religions, dogmas and ideologies. I'm trying to represent the whole ambiguity of human nature, in a dreamlike tone.