SYLVIAN COULOMBE

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Sylvain Coulombe paints portraits with indigo eyes, one blue, the other black. He depicts people staring in different directions, some gazing upward while others look to their right, and so forth. We see round as well as oblong faces that resemble masks. They reveal little, which compels viewers to imagine the rest. No wonder mystery envelops this art. Indeed both Coulombe's images and words suggest that truth inhabits a twilight zone.