‘Evolution of the Essence’ by Tof Vanmarque
Artist: Tof Vanmarque
Title: ‘Evolution of the Essence’
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Dimensions: 31.9″ x 39.4″
Year of Creation: 2019
About the Artist:
Born in 1981, Tof Vanmarque is a French painter. He lives and works in Brittany.
Vanmarque creates an imaginary world in order to speak about his inspirations, our society from a global and human viewpoint. With the help of a precise technique, he manages to distort the subject by maintaining the particularities in order to retain the strong objective of elements that make up the narration of the painting.
His characters are similar to puppets and clowns. The first one portray economic and political actors of our world without actually seeing the face whereas the clowns symbolize human behavior, often fake and misleading. Behind this imaginary universe, Tof Vanmarque hides a true protester message.