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Some Missing PieceBy Melissa McGill

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US$ 3,200


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2020

Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas

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Dimensions: 162.6cm (H) x 147.3cm (W) x 3.8cm (D) / 64" (H) x 58" (W) x 1.5" (D)

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


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Artist Statement

Painting: Acrylic on Canvas.

Large format watery deep blue layers on raw canvas with a monotype printed graphic line floating through the field.

"You can't really know the person standing before you, because always there is some missing piece"

Barbara Kingsolver, The Lacuna

Layering texture, colour, and intuitive marks, Melissa McGill builds abstract worlds on raw canvas and paper. Her work is inspired by literature, the natural world and life events. A joy of the medium of painting is reflected in her exploration of technique and the embrace of new palettes and forms.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1966
Hometown: New York
Based in: Las Vegas, NV

Melissa McGill’s abstract personal landscapes are expressions of colour and texture. Embracing the imperfect beauty of the world around her, Melissa works primarily with acrylic on raw canvas. Spontaneous gestural marks layered over ethereal, colour stained canvas mimic nature through pouring, scraping and mark making.

Melissa worked as an illustrator …

 

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