The Artling Logo

Twin FlameBy Karla Marchesi

Find Similar

Exclusive to The Artling


US$ 2,000



Oil Paint, Oil on Aluminium

Unique Work

Dimensions: 60cm (H) x 45cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 23.6" (H) x 17.7" (W) x 0.8" (D)

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


This item ships from Germany

Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped flat

Buy With Confidence

Collect from reputable artists and galleries

Ships securely to your door

Certificates of Authenticity with each artwork

Artist Statement

Twin Flame features in my recent exhibition Slow Burn (2022). Here I presented a suite of paintings staged as a wake. Set among oil fires and geological ruptures, psychedelic succulents emerge triumphantly in centrifugal motion, situated next to funeral ribbons and flowers in intimate relation . Here I reflected on both personal and broader societal/environmental malaise, insistently finding a flicker of redemption through tragicomic humour. After the end, the world I rendered is defiant, an emergent landscape, alien now to a dead past.


Artist Profile

Hometown: Brisbane
Based in: Berlin, Germany

Brisbane-born, Berlin-based artist Karla Marchesi employs the still life genre of the ‘impossible bouquet’ as a means through which to reflect upon socio-cultural anxieties of our age. Her paintings theatrically critique what it means to be human at this present moment under conditions of late capitalism and anthropocentrism, interweaving an …


Visit Artist Profile Page

Back to Top