Les hortensias, 2020

by Michèle Kaus

Painting : acrylic, Knife Painting

60 x 73 x 2 cm 23.6 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch


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Painting: acrylic, Knife Painting

Dimensions cm inch

60 x 73 x 2 cm 23.6 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch Height x Width x Depth


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Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: France

On a generous canvas, the artist immortalized a bouquet of hydrangea heads, each flower an explosion of captivating purple shades.

At the center of attention, a pot supports these floral jewels, offering an anchor of stability to the artistic effervescence that dances around. The thick and opulent petals evoke an almost three-dimensional depth, as if one could almost feel their delicate texture through the artist's virtuoso brush.

The background, a deep and mysterious purple, creates a striking contrast that amplifies the splendor of the hydrangeas. The shades of purple blend harmoniously, creating a visual symphony that envelops the viewer in a bewitching atmosphere.
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Galerie Arnaud • France

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Michèle Kaus, Les hortensias

Michèle Kaus

France  • 1952  - 2023


Michèle Kaus was born in Paris. She painted as a teenager and attended several Parisian workshops by attending graphic arts classes at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers.

In 1994, after a long experience at Cartier, place Vendôme in Paris, she prolonged her taste for beautiful work and the elegance of gesture in painting and created her studio to devote herself fully to her art.

After taming different techniques, she is captivated by knife work. Michèle Kaus will tell you "I prepare generous pallets of colors, the material is then smoothed with the trowel to paint. I like working in full dough, feel the material, fresh and malleable. "

He is a painter of nature, the elements enthuse him. His travels and meetings are the bases of his creations that remain figurative and dream.

The beaches of Cote Fleurie are his favorite subjects. The sky and the light of Normandy which attracted so many painters are not indifferent to him.

His paintings sometimes reflect the serene beauty of a Vietnam landscape or the shimmering colors of Africa. Michèle Kaus is also resizing nature to introduce her verve. It amplifies the radiation of the flowers to exhale the essence and renew our wonder.

The light circulates and highlights the contrasts that give the relief. The artist sometimes pushes the stripping to the extreme: with a vigorous gesture, the subject is brushed on a beautiful linen cloth that serves as background. She does not hesitate to reject conventions and rules to stay creative.

Michèle Kaus lives in Normandy and exhibits in different galleries; Paris, Le Touquet Paris-Beach, Le Havre, Amiens, Caen, Bec Hellouin, Honfleur and abroad. Her paintings are often sold in auction rooms, she has been listed on AKOUN since 2000.

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