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Luc Tessier

Making Hearts Flutter with Colour

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” The work of art is born of the intelligence’s refusal to reason the concrete.” Albert Camus

Luc Tessier paints hearts. This universal symbolic representation originated in antiquity in association with the fig leave, leading us straight to Dionysus, Greek god of wine, good food and sensuality.

The symbol gains its full significance over a period of time. It was first depicted in red (colour of blood) during the Middle Ages, imparting a carnal, corporal, physical and tangible dimension. It was then conventionally believed that human sentiments emanated from the heart, hence the symbol of sensuality was easily equated with the organ, an association that still holds to this day. Abonnez-vous au contenu de notre site internet pour lire ce texte. Subscribe to our Website content to read more

Text by Michel Bois

Luc Tessier is represented by the following galleries:

Québec Art, 40 Notre-Dame Street, Quebec, Qc 418 692-8200

Galerie MP Tresart, 220 Hôtel-de-Ville Street, Durham-sud, Quebec, Qc 819 858- 2177

Galerie Dosha 922 Laurier Street, Beloeil, Qc 450 813-4737

Guylaine Fournier, 104 Saint Jean Baptiste Street, Baie-Saint-Paul, Qc

Galerie Le Bourget, 34 Saint-Paul Street west Montreal, Qc.

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