Mystic

Mystic

$3,915

46H x 57W x 1.5D inches

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This is a large, bright canvas. Its the centrepiece of my new show for the Gage Gallery opening in June 2016.

Kate Cino reviewed this painting for ‘Art Openings’:

‘In Mystic the figures are reduced to elemental shapes. The artist uses a large palette knife and sweeping gestural strokes to capture the vitality of the silhouetted forms. Bold rusty-reds with blue-gray accents hover over a greenish-gold ground.’

With a memory of Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’, I used allegorical figures to show the human spirit breaking into the light of a new dawn. The pale green foliage surrounds and weaves its energy between them, a tropical forest in the early morning light. I’m telling the story of a rebirth representing perfect male and femalea garden of Eden for the 21st century.

If you are interested in this painting before my next show opens on June 14th, 2016, I can put a hold on it for you. Please contact me.

During the show it will be on public display. The Opening Reception is Thursday 16th June, 7-9pm at the Gage Gallery, 2031 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8R 1E5. Gallery Phone: 250-592-2760.