English singer and actress, Jane Birkin emerged from the Swinging London scene of the 1960s, appearing briefly in the counterculture era film Blowup (1966) and as the fantasy-like model in the psychedelic film Wonderwall (1968). That same year, she won the part for the lead female role in the film Slogan in France, where she met Serge Gainsbourg, she and Gainsbourg released the duet “Je t’aime… moi non plus” (“I love you… me neither”).
This painting is part of a series, dedicated to French popular Icons, the background resemble the famous abstract paintings by Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. Mondrian ‘s famous works have been widely used in advertising and fashion since the ’60s, becoming object of popular culture.
Acrylics on box canvas.
50 x 75 x 3 cm