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Making headwayBy Gina Parr

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US$ 6,600


Overview

2014

Canvas, oil and acrylic on canvas

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Dimensions: 120cm (H) x 120cm (W) x 4.4cm (D) / 47.2" (H) x 47.2" (W) x 1.7" (D)

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


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Artist Statement

Painting Making Headway is from the Artist's "River meets sea" series. Inspired by her childhood memories of fishing for mackerel with her father on the estuary at Exmouth ( UK ), whilst presently considering where "exactly" the river meets the sea.
Parr would like to convey a mood, an atmosphere, a saudade ( a love that remains ) for the viewer, as she continues to explore the balance of spontaneity and controlled intention during the painting process, using oil, charcoal and acrylic, with pallet knife, brush cloth and sponge, building up layers and washing away in a process that becomes as important to remove as to add.

The painting is signed and dated on the canvas side and ready to hang, and also displays small signs of the painting process on the sides of the canvas.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1957
Hometown: Exeter
Based in: Exmouth Devon and East London

Gina Parr is a widely collected Artist who works predominantly in the medium of painting, but also photographs when traveling, her way of 'painting' whilst on the move.

The Artist says of her practice,
"Scape, memory and identity are ever present in my work. My childhood, spent diversely in wide-open …

 

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