VJ Day

The Bisaillon Brothers
VJ Day, 2019.
Original mixed media on canvas, wrapped in a wood board frame.
Digital photography, graphic art, paint, spray paint, and clear resin.
Graphic barcode signature at the lower right margin.
This artwork is wall-ready.

VJ Day stands for Victory over Japan Day. It marks the end of World War II; the day the war finally ended, the world erupted in celebration. In the streets of London, couples kissed and danced, strangers embraced, and tears of joy flowed freely. In Tokyo, people cheered and waved flags, overjoyed that the long nightmare was finally over. But for many, VJ Day was also a day of remembrance. They thought of the loved ones they had lost and the sacrifices made to bring about victory. They vowed never to forget the cost of war and to work towards a world where peace could finally reign. In the midst of all the joy and celebration, there was also a sense of romance in the air. People were finally free to love and live without fear. They were eager to start rebuilding their lives and creating a better future for themselves and their families.VJ Day was a day of love and remembrance, a day of hope and renewal. It was a day that marked the end of one chapter in history and the beginning of a new one.

The Bisaillon Brothers – JBIS – Off The Wall Gallery Houston, Texas.

Artwork size: 56 x 45 inches / 142 x 114 cm.
Inv #: AB7855
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