R. Van de Velde // Old and new beauty
This modern woman – symbolising a new kind of beauty – holds a small statue. It’s tempting to identity the female figure as Aphrodite: the ancient Greek goddess of beauty. Putting things like this, the classical idea of beauty seems to have fallen victim to the ephemeral fancies of the modern world.
Robert Van de Velde
Old and New Beauty
43,5 x 35 cm
mixed technique on panel // signed