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I Lost You in the Desert by Pascal Grandmaison Plays with Dark and Light

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: pascalgrandmaison & trendland
Pascal Grandmaison, a Canadian artist based in Montreal, Canada, has put together a very minimalist art exhibit that revolves around a collection of dark rocks. What at first may seem pretentiously simple is actually carefully curated and incredibly thought-provoking. Plucked from Île Sainte-Hélène and Île Notre-Dame, two islands that float in the beautiful St. Lawrence river running through Montreal, Quebec, Pascal Grandmaison painted the rocks in different shades of black to convey a sense of light and shadow.

Comprised of 12 rocks altogether, Pascal Grandmaison's exhibit has been titled, 'I Lost You in the Desert.' By creating a contemplative landscape indoors, Pascal Grandmaison encourages his audience to revel in the sublime, an idea developed by such philosophers as Edmund Burke and Immanuel Kant. Stats for Sublime Rock Sculptures Trending: Older & Chilly
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