By Paul Coghlin
By Paul Coghlin
Pigment, Pigment ink on fine-art paper
Edition of 7
Dimensions: 102cm (H) x 102cm (W) / 40.2" (H) x 40.2" (W)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
Estimated delivery for this item is between 04 October - 09 October.
This item ships from United Kingdom
Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped rolled
About the art
"Mane II". A sensitive equine portrait of a member of the Suffolk Punch rare breed of horse. Taken from the "Workhorse" series.
The British workhorse, or "heavy horse", is known for its exceptional power and strength, and was originally bred for working the land.
These studies and portraits are of the Suffolk Punch horse, a rare and endangered breed, dating back to at least the 16th century. They were photographed in Suffolk, eastern England, where the breed originated.
I've taken an alternative approach to photographing the workhorses, to avoid a traditional portrait style. Instead the studies are influenced by art-forms such as sculpture, modern dance and even abstraction, and work to highlight the muscular power, strength and elegance of these rare British workhorses.
Created using archival fine-art papers and pigment ink.
Based in: Suffolk, UK
“Throughout all of my projects, I’ve worked to capture not just a subject’s form, but also a visual and perhaps painterly representation of the fleeting emotion I felt at the time the images were captured; encouraging the viewer to experience at least part of that same intangible sensation when they …
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