Bouguereau Award

12th Annual ARC Salon (2016-2017)

Nick Alm

The Performance

2015

100 x 100 cm | 39 1/4 x 39 1/4 in

Oil on canvas

  • William Bouguereau Award ($3,000)

Inspired by the Burlesque dance I wanted to make a scene with a lot of action and atmosphere. The main character is stepping out of the black mass of fragmented faces and limbs, doing her own solo performance. Having the subject up close seemed like the right choice to strengthen the impact.