Miss Van, ‘Jellyfish Head III’, 2021, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Graphite on Watercolor Paper, Dorothy Circus Gallery
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Miss Van

Jellyfish Head III, 2021

Graphite on Watercolor Paper
11 4/5 × 15 7/10 in
30 × 40 cm
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Location
London, Rome
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Dorothy Circus Gallery
London, Rome

The viewer sees Miss Van’s women as independent, fearless, almost bold, in their nudity and the …

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Pale Moonlight Muses
Miss Van
French, b. 1973
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A trailblazing street artist, Miss Van (née Vanessa Alice Bensimon) has been creating her signature sloe-eyed, full-lipped, darkly burlesque poupée (doll) paintings since the age of twenty, when she was living in her hometown of Toulouse, France. Her poupées are provocative, erotic, and uninhibitedly sexual, and function as an extension of the artist’s feelings. Now based in Barcelona, Miss Van focuses almost exclusively on studio art. Since shifting from the outdoors to an indoor setting, Miss Van’s poupées have grown increasingly refined due to the artist’s exploration of new materials and techniques. Her recent “Ballerina” series features poupées in anthropomorphic masks. The images are inspired by vintage erotic portraiture and address themes of identity, fetish, and freedom.

Miss Van, ‘Jellyfish Head III’, 2021, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Graphite on Watercolor Paper, Dorothy Circus Gallery
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Dorothy Circus Gallery
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The viewer sees Miss Van’s women as independent, fearless, almost bold, in their nudity and the primitivism of the costumes, reminding us of the Caribbean atmospheres of Paul Gauguin’s exotic women.

Characterised by soft curves, porcelain skin, and long cascading hair over sinuous bodies, the women portrayed in the …

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Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
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Included
Series
Pale Moonlight Muses
Miss Van
French, b. 1973
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A trailblazing street artist, Miss Van (née Vanessa Alice Bensimon) has been creating her signature sloe-eyed, full-lipped, darkly burlesque poupée (doll) paintings since the age of twenty, when she was living in her hometown of Toulouse, France. Her poupées are provocative, erotic, and uninhibitedly sexual, and function as an extension of the artist’s feelings. Now based in Barcelona, Miss Van focuses almost exclusively on studio art. Since shifting from the outdoors to an indoor setting, Miss Van’s poupées have grown increasingly refined due to the artist’s exploration of new materials and techniques. Her recent “Ballerina” series features poupées in anthropomorphic masks. The images are inspired by vintage erotic portraiture and address themes of identity, fetish, and freedom.

Miss Van

Jellyfish Head III, 2021

Graphite on Watercolor Paper
11 4/5 × 15 7/10 in
30 × 40 cm
.
Sold
Location
London, Rome
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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