Garden of Youth
$75.00 – $850.00
Garden of Youth 16″ x 20″ Oil on panel, framed by the artist
Garden of Youth is inspired by the work of Rene Magritte. This optical trick, where the silhouette of a girl in a dress is hidden in the suckling plant, evokes youth and innocence. The image came to me in a dream as I contemplate the aging process. Society’s obsession with youth and everything new seems more pronounced than ever in this strange period in history.
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Our desire for the new, the virginal, is part of a larger body of work, The Quench Project and the Mire of Desire, exploring how our desires tend to control us, whether they are healthy in nature or more malevolent.
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Original, Giclee stretch on canvas, Artists Proof (AP)