Tree takes away spectator very farer than a simple illustration or figurative representation.
Tree is a vector.
Loneliness, fear, nostalgia, childhood... All these deaf and universal feelings hidden in each of us seem to be crystallized in the Tree.
To paint abstract or not : have we finally to choose ?
Some elements, taken in the reality, have a such power of symbol, of evocation, of emotion, that it seems to me that it would be a pity to deprive ourself of their capacity to take us so far inside us.
My Patagonia trees
I went to Chilean Patagonia in the autumn of 2013 and I was impressed by these trees, suffering, struggling, but standing up.
The Trees serie
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