Gloire / Glory

Gloire / Glory

24" x 18" Mixed media on canvas 2010 SOLD Her soul, a warrior of rhythm Her sky, a silky dizziness. Bewitching woman, fresco of the Earth

Femmes_Fragments

Femmes_Fragments

Murmures / Whispers

Murmures / Whispers

18" x 24" Mixed media on canvas 2010 I shall steal the water’s memory the breath of the stars, the voice of time. My ancestors whisper…

Songe / Dream

Songe / Dream

16" x 20" Mixed media on canvas 2010 She dreams of a place Yesterday is not so distant under her close eyelids. Signs flicker and soothe her mind.

Silence / Silence

Silence / Silence

16" x 20" Mixed media on canvas 2010 Silence, source of illusions, musing murmurs kept between closed lips. Words faded away, double reflections. Silence, offering, negating isolation

Dévoilée / Unveiled

Dévoilée / Unveiled

18" x 24" Mixed media on canvas 2010 Her dream is a mold the Alchemy of words illuminates the night Her mystery is a landmark the world interrogates

Espoir / Hope

Espoir / Hope

24" x 12" Mixed media on canvas 2010 For we are the hope of the earth Rising in the dazzling night, Gold among stars. We are the messengers since the beginning of time.

Prisonnière / Prisoner

Prisonnière / Prisoner

18" x 18" Mixed media on canvas 2010 Now or later the full night starts its round. In the nocturnal embrace of interlaced dreams She will escape.

Empreintes / Prints

Empreintes / Prints

16" x 20" Mixed media on canvas 2010 Patterns as butterflies dancing a bridge between yesterday and today Our destiny, One, as cheerful as the faces of our ancestors.

Souvenirs / Remembrance

Souvenirs / Remembrance

18" x 24" Mixed media on canvas 2010 They crossed out the sun with their lifeless words. But there, a red clay road invades the silence. We do not forget.

Défi / Defiance

Défi / Defiance

16" x 20" Mixed media on canvas 2010 My night I give you and the embrace of the day the stars, life…. For I am the boundless one, bare scarlet flower

Force / Strength

Force / Strength

16" x 20" Mixed media on canvas 2010 Rhythm, life source bursting forth from the core of the earth, dry ground as a distant rumor, alive and bare.

Foi / Faith

Foi / Faith

24" x 12" Mixed media on canvas 2010 Dress our world with dreams and hopes Let us follow a path of grace and dignity The power of your glaze is a land of eternal blessings

Paying homage and respect to the black women.

 

"In this series, comprised of multimedia works on canvas, Béatrice Lebreton shares a wide spectrum of expression in 12 riveting portraits that exude emotion and evokes contemplation and conversation about the depth of black women and their persona in society. Still, she effectively incorporates parallels and imagery between American and Wester African civilization weaving a visual story through metaphorical use of symbols tying the past to the present."    E. Lyle Henderson, PR.

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