Beatrice Lebreton: Song of songs

25 January - 5 March 2021

In a new collection of works, titled Song of Songs, Beatrice Lebreton captures the essence of love in a series of paintings that celebrate the complexity of love. Emerging love, the solitude in exile and the joy of loving reunion are merely some of the themes. Still, in her works, Lebreton captures the desire and mutual pleasure that intertwine and echo in the tender reflections each image presents as they express love toward each other. Ideally, they belong to each other in a bond that is both spiritual and physical. Likewise, she presents the most eloquent praise of the woman's physique through her lover's voice. Throughout the collection, her entire body, her beauty fascinates him. He describes it with passion. She also describes herself with regal pride. The Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon, is one of the Wisdom Books of Hebrew Scripture, also found in the Bible, along with Psalms, Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes. Song of Songs suggests the ultimate of all songs. The Song of Songs is considered truly one of the most beautiful love poems ever written. The song describes the courtship and marriage customs of the time, and can be read as an inspired portrayal of ideal human lover.