Take it as it comes


Oil painting on canvas. Unframed.
152.5 x 305 x 4 cm (72 x 144 x 1½ inches).
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152.5 x 305 x 4 cm (72 x 144 x 1½ inches). Oil painting on 2 canvases, each 152.5 cm x 152.5 cm.  Ships rolled in a dent-resistant tube to be stretched by your local framing company (see Shipping large canvases).

This impressive large scale work is from the collection Written in the sand and is in a style the artist calls “evocative abstract”. A beautiful sense of quiet clarity is built up through tumultuous mark making and a finessed colour palette. There is transparency achieved with oil paint that is usually associated with aquarel. Impasto is used to give extra plasticity and dimension to her work.

Whilst purely abstract, the painting can nevertheless evoke objects and memories. The artist is inspired by feelings of transience and impermanence … mortality, eternity … generational threads that may bind or may break … memories recalled and memories erased. These feelings are reflected in the title of this work (“Take it as it comes”) and of the series (“Written in the Sand”).

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Dimensions 152 × 305 × 4 cm