Race to the Precipice, 2022


Oil Paint


106.0 x 152.0 cm

Year Created



“Race to the precipice” was first conceptualized as a digitally painted piece. The painting explores in a somewhat humorous way the inherent nature of humans to lead themselves towards their own demise. I found inspiration in French romantic paint...


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I almost stopped working on this painting. After two months of relentless work , I felt like it was going nowhere , something felt missing . I put the painting away for nearly 7 months. When I came back to it I knew exactly how to complete it. The jockey in the front right, with the head in the grass, was a last touch that sealed the completion of the piece.

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Born in 1988 in Montréal. Currently residing in Montréal.

2013 · Concordia University

Fine Arts/Painting and Drawing

Solo Exhibitions
Apr 26, 2021 - May 3, 2021

99, Galerie POPOP, Montréal

Group Exhibitions
Apr 26, 2021 - May 3, 2021

99, Galerie POPOP, Montréal

Jul 19, 2016

Derwent Art Prize Catalogue ‘16, “Shouhi”, p.8


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Asking Price

$3,950.00 USD

Artwork History

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Laurence Antony

Oct 13, 2023