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2015 rococo porcelain petals
2015 rococo the grove of venus
2015 rococo the secret garden
2015 rococo perfumier%e2%80%99s rose
2015 rococo delphinium
2015 rococo fields%20of%20lavender
2015 rococo the labyrinth
2015 rococo the perfumed garden
2015 rococo bed of roses
2015 rococo the edible garden
2015 rococo the poetry of flowers
2015 rococo heralds of spring
2016 alexia sinclair rococo field of dreams
2016 the garden of venus

Rococo

Rococo is a series of theatrical artworks inspired by the lives, fashions, gardens and motifs of 18th century high society. Following the design aesthetic of this period, the series is sensual, playful and flamboyant.

During this period, powerful women of the French court became fashion icons and their tastes swept across Europe. Their excessive, luxurious and exotic creations have inspired many aspects of the costuming within this series; from Madame de Pompadour's porcelain flowers, to Madame du Barry diamond necklace, Marie Antoinette's muslin chemise and the Duchess of Devonshire's towering plumes.

The floral backdrops within the series pay homage to the dreamlike landscapes of the Rococo period. Known as the pleasure playgrounds, their hidden gardens, mazes and wild flower meadows formed the backdrop of decadent garden parties and mischievous encounters.

Peeking down to this playful world, the viewer can see roleplaying models in whimsical gardens, designed to reflect the tastes of the period. These theatrical sets are intricately constructed from thousands of live flowers in a studio setting and serve as a stage for the exquisitely costumed, painted and wigged Rococo characters.

2015 rococo porcelain petals
Porcelain Petals, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo the grove of venus
The Grove of Venus, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo the secret garden
The Secret Garden, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo perfumier%e2%80%99s rose
Perfumier's Rose, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo delphinium
Delphinium, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo fields%20of%20lavender
Fields of Lavender, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo the labyrinth
The Labyrinth, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo the perfumed garden
The Perfumed Garden, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo bed of roses
Bed of Roses, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo the edible garden
The Edible Garden, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo the poetry of flowers
The Poetry of Flowers, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2015 rococo heralds of spring
Heralds of Spring, 2015, 1148 x 1118 mm | 1500 x 1500 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 enquire to buy
2016 alexia sinclair rococo field of dreams
Field of Dreams, 2016, 1500 x 1500 mm | 1148 x 1118 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 + 1AP enquire to buy
2016 the garden of venus
The Garden of Venus, 2017, 1500 x 1500 mm | 1148 x 1118 mm, Archival Pigment, Edition of 9 + 1AP enquire to buy

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