After seeing the painting at a recent art exhibition in France, I requested if I might publish an image of the painting. I thank the artist for his agreement and dedication of the painting, Big Earth Mama II, pour Charalee.
As with all art and particularly with surrealist art, one should let the art speak for itself without art commentary. I dare say, however, for me the work appears appropriate for ongoing news stories of our changing planet. With that, I say no more and leave it to the viewers to enjoy the artist´s painting and provide their own interpretations.
The artist´s biography can be viewed by following this link: Patrice Dechavanne Biography
Images is © Patrick Dechavanne
Guest Author Bio
Charalee holds a degree in arts and two degrees in law, LLB (82) with distinction and a B.C.L. (Oxon). She is presently pursuing a doctorate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution.
Following receipt of a Rhodes scholarship in 1982, Charalee pursued post-graduate legal studies in Oxford, England. She held academic positions in England, New Zealand, and Canada and practised law in Canada. She has a diploma in Freelance and Feature Writing from the London School of Journalism.
She developed programmes for students, judges and the public and published academic works on legal issues and crime and punishment. She created and taught a course at the University of Alberta on sentencing and has provided radio and television interviews on this topic as well as on the topics of collaboration and mediation. Her recent work involves climate change, a world in transition and methods of conflict resolution.
Charalee published an interactive book of literary fiction, The Judgment Game in 2013 and its companion book, Let’s Play the Game in 2015, using the concept of collaboration for conflict resolution. Her science fiction book, Can We Save the Human Race, explores earth in the twenty-third century, technological advances, human rights and questions of reality and fantasy.
Her book, El Nuevo Camino: Casos Legales, has recently been published.
Blog / Website: Charaleeg.com
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