9 comments on “At the Risk of the Sun

  1. So the obvious heart shape on the right is pointed out then mention of reference to other human and animal body part shapes on the left which I don’t see at all.

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  2. As you probably know I have a fondness for Yves Tanguy and his artwork. “At the Risk of the Sun”, is a fantastic work to showcase. There’s so much going on in this painting and lends itself to multiple interpretations. We can’t deny there’s an offering of a symbolic bleeding heart while also showing a raised weapon in defense of a perceived threat against humanity. Please take note of a second much smaller heart belonging to the opponent if you will, located left of center close to the bottom. This is an interesting perspective that Tanguy presented, perhaps even a spin on the story of David and Goliath. Great start to my Sunday, thank you. ~ Mia

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  3. I don’t know anything about this artist, but this is a stark painting indeed. I am reminded of death, dried bones, and yet this has a mechanical aspect for me. I really appreciate the critique by Mia. Awesome.

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