Robert Ouellet


Geisha paint is like painting a previously painted mask.

It’s the look behind the mask that prompts me to discover the depth. Often the mask-wearer wants a magnified image of oneself. Sometimes the eye adapts to it or sometimes it wrongs the mask. All played on the art of painting, to paint oneself or to portray.

From behind or the front the geisha masks her mystery step by step in the noise that her “geta(sandals):” poko poko ” make…

And we’ll follow it step by step in this exhibition to get caught up in the game of mystery and pictorial representation of sound.