Exhausted Painted Body

Contemporary Art, painting, Abstract, acrylic, Addé

Painting – Artist Addé – Exhausted Painted Body.


I n Africa, ritual dances often imply all over body paintings, which are carefully applied, and transform the dancers to carry them beyond, into magical spirits. Then, after hours of transe and intense efforts, the paintings get worn out, and there, at that moment, reach their highest sense.
This painting by Addé is connecting to that very special time.


African Painting by Addé Gallery African Homage

Contemporary Art Gallery, Abstract painting: « Exhausted Painted Body » > « Wispers of the invisible ».

« Exhausted Painted Body » © Addé 2015
Original painting with certificate.
Signed on the back.

  • Material: Acrylic on linen canvas.
  • Chassis 97 x 130 cm / 38 x 51 inches

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{ 4 comments… add one }
  • kutukamus mai 20, 2016, 11:57

    Love the exhaustive feel of it 🙂 >-I

    • Xea B mai 20, 2016, 12:05

      Thank you for your comment Kutukamus ! You really caught the painting’s spirit!

  • Anneberly février 14, 2019, 02:40

    This piece is wonderful. I could stare at it all day.

    • Addé février 14, 2019, 20:42

      This touches me strongly, especially as it is a « difficult » painting, thank you very much !

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