Chloe Lizotte

Portrait de la jeune fille en feu (Céline Sciamma, France)

By Chloe Lizotte / December 28, 2019

By Chloe Lizotte The very title of Portrait de la jeune fille en feu seeks to pin down the unpinnable: to fix a flame in place. Céline Sciamma’s 18th-century romance centres on the innate slipperiness of condensing someone’s presence into oil on canvas, a process in which the act of rendering becomes an intimate exchange…

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