Jules de Balincourt

Internal Renovations

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Internal Renovations
Jules de Balincourt
Internal Renovations
2006
Two panels, acrylic, oil and spray paint on panel
220 x 300cm
Jules De Balincourt’s Internal Renovations pokes sly fun at European political and economic structures. Portraying a continental landscape with postcard twee-ness, De Balincourt conceives this idealised slice of Bavariana as an interactive museum display. Reflecting a desperate preservation of post-war romanticism, De Balincourt’s village glistens with the false identity of nostalgia tourism. Transversed by speeding Euro-Rails, his picturesque scene sets up a metaphorical premonition of train wreck waiting to happen.

     
 


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