felice varini: nine dancing triangles
felice varini: nine dancing triangles felice varini: nine dancing triangles
jul 16, 2012

felice varini: nine dancing triangles

‘nine dancing triangles’ by felice varini photos by andré morin




swiss artist felice varini, known for his site specific geometric paintings, has conceived one of his most recent works entitled ‘nine dancing triangles’. the piece depicts a collection of bold red shapes, very characteristic of varini’s work, pirouette across the barrels below. this appears from one angle as a two-dimensional, cohesive painting, however, when shifting perspective the audience sees a jumble of brightly colored lines and forms that seemingly to have no relationship to one another. the artwork was created on location at chateau chasse-spleen, moulis en medoc in france.

the triangles are painted in a particular way so that they can only be seen cohesively from a certain angle

when viewed from a slightly different angle the image is completely distorted

the shapes look random an unorganized from this view

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