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Wilson Bigaud
Haitian Couple in Bed Simultaneously Adjusting their Radios, Surrealism

1960S

About the Item

Wilson Bigaud is an idea artist in who showcases visual ideas in many of his paintings. In this work, a married Haitian couple tunes their radios in sync as they lie in bed. Bigaud was greatly interested in radios, which appeared in many of his works. This work rises to the level of Surrealism in that Bigaud is doing more than just depicting a normal bedroom moment. There is something very strange and bizarre in the couple's synchronized actions. Also of note, it looks like the woman is swallowing the edge of the radio. Signed lower right in a handmade and hand-painted frame. Wear to the edges of board, including delamination in the corners, some dents and losses. Frame rubbing with associated wear. Areas of white discoloration to the bed and headboard, some other surface soiling, could use a light cleaning. Minor scattered losses to pigment.
  • Creator:
    Wilson Bigaud (1931 - 2010, Haitian)
  • Creation Year:
    1960S
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 15.75 in (40.01 cm)Width: 30 in (76.2 cm)Depth: 1 in (2.54 cm)
  • Medium:
  • Movement & Style:
  • Period:
  • Condition:
    Work is in Good/Fair condition with some minor urface grime and other surface issues most notable on close inspection.
  • Gallery Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU385312727642
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