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Forbidden Fruits - Still Life by Didier Guillon

Forbidden Fruits - Still Life by Didier Guillon

A limited edition serigraphy (Silk Screen Print) by Didier Guillon.

In "Forbidden Fruits," Didier Guillon invites viewers to contemplate a thought-provoking juxtaposition of elements that challenges societal norms and encourages reflection on contemporary values. Through the delicate medium of watercolor on The New York Times Newspaper, Guillon intertwines symbolism and realism, resulting in a captivating and evocative still life.

The backdrop of The New York Times Newspaper, adds another layer of depth to the composition. The juxtaposition of the traditional still life and the contemporary newspaper suggests a dialogue between tradition and modernity, as well as the collision of established norms with the evolving nature of societal values. This visual contrast prompts contemplation about the role of social norms, and the ever-shifting boundaries between what is deemed acceptable and what is labeled taboo.

Guillon's watercolor technique skillfully captures the essence of each element, employing a delicate and fluid approach to the textures of the fruits while allowing the imagery of the newspaper to peek through the translucent layers of pigment. This dynamic layering creates a rich visual narrative that urges viewers to ponder the complexities of desire, morality, and the influence of media in shaping collective perspectives.

"Forbidden Fruits" challenges viewers to question the boundaries society places on human desires and the role that external forces, such as media, play in constructing and deconstructing those boundaries. Guillon's work encourages contemplation on how we navigate the fine line between indulgence and restraint, while also acknowledging the dynamic interplay between the traditional and the contemporary in our rapidly evolving world. This artwork stands as a testament to the power of art to provoke thought, spark conversations, and challenge the status quo.


Silk Screen Print

Dimensions (cm)

30 x 30

Limited Edition


Regular price €50,00
Regular price Sale price €50,00
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