Miss Van, ‘Pale Moonlight Muses III’, 2021, Painting, Oil on Canvas, Dorothy Circus Gallery
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Miss Van

Pale Moonlight Muses III, 2021

Oil on Canvas
21 7/10 × 15 in
55 × 38 cm
.
£5,000 - 7,500
Location
London, Rome
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Dorothy Circus Gallery
London, Rome

“The painting series that I have created focuses on the expression, the aura, and sensuality of 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.

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London, Rome

“The painting series that I have created focuses on the expression, the aura, and sensuality of the Muses. These steady, intimate and timeless portraits convey a sense of mystery. Glamorous darkness causes the viewer to dive into the painting and embark on an introspective journey. I sketch directly on the canvas to …

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Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
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

Pale Moonlight Muses III, 2021

Oil on Canvas
21 7/10 × 15 in
55 × 38 cm
.
£5,000 - 7,500
Location
London, Rome
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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