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Band of moonlightBy Francien Krieg

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2020

Oil Paint, Oil on linen

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Dimensions: 104cm (H) x 124cm (W) x 4cm (D) / 40.9" (H) x 48.8" (W) x 1.6" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

The painting including the frame is : 124 x 104 cm. Aluminium stretcherbars / high quality linen en a black wooden boxframe.

Over the last few years Francien has created a series of paintings, which stylistically dovetail into its overall work. This interesting new series came about by the birth of her long-desired second child, Benjamin. Strong emotion is evident in all these paintings, which characterise both herself and her family. The concept of the young family is artfully explored in the light of this introspection. She says about this series: "The growth of a child is profoundly beautiful, but also something sad for me, slightly melancholic, it adds up to what is fleeting."

The series of family portraits give a new and different impetus to Francien’s oeuvre. It matches the essential element of her work: she keeps in touch with her personal and primary creative urge, in which the human body is central and impermanence is the core. Moreover, she demonstrates the growing development of her talent. The essence of all her work involves the creation of an interaction between the viewer and the painting, the hallmark of fine art.
This painting was exhibited at the MEAM Barcelona.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1973
Hometown: Puiflijk
Based in: Netherlands

Dutch artist Francien Krieg (1973) lives in the countryside in the middle of the Netherlands with her two children and husband, working full-time in her studio.

She graduated from the Royal Art Academy in The Hague in 1998, obtaining a degree in Monumental Art, which brought her to think conceptually …

 

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