Oil Painting on Gessoed Paper
12 x 12 inches
From the series, What is Given
What Is Given is a series of oil paintings that take the well-used utilitarian object and transforms it into an emotive landscape. I have long been interested in the histories of the most mundane objects, the significance they hold and the meanings they convey. With these paintings I want to impart a semblance of that emotional terrain, turning the object with all of its age and imperfection into a panorama that conflates still life with landscape.
This series of paintings uses antique embroidered linens as their subject matter. The pillow cases, napkins, sheets and tablecloths made up a trousseau of delicately embellished housewares to be passed down from one generation to the next. Hand made and crisply starched and folded, one can sense the expectations of what’s to come. In these paintings, I wanted to create a landscape of expectation. A sense of the pervasive emotion that takes hold.
Unframed Work on Paper, 12 x 12 inches
When you purchase this work, it comes with instructions and mechanisms to hang unframed for a modern, fresh look. It is simple and easy to do and looks great with two small magnets holding the work up floating slightly away from the wall.
Framed, No Matte , 14 x 14 inches
These works on paper can be framed without a matte using a generous black deep gallery frame. Choose this option if you want a frame to protect the work. This frame option enhances the painting without being distracting. Please note the finished size is 14 by 14 inches. Work comes ready to hang using conservation UV protected Acrylic glass.
Each work is signed on the back and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. There is only one of these, no prints available.
NOTE: These are original oil paintings on gessoed paper. Paint markings can occur naturally on the white border of the painting during the painting process.
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