Close Calls


United States

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Size: 12.5 H x 24.2 W x 0.2 in

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Art Description

Painting: Acrylic, Household, Ink and Gesso on Wood.

This piece was inspired by flim-strips / or timelines from comic books, where elapsing events exist within one frame. I also wanted the stark white and black pen to resemble the sort of scribbling you'd find in a bathroom stall or holding cell. I've always enjoyed the look of unfinished drawings and incomplete coloring books and so "close calls" uses a minimal amount of paint to highlight white figures. It has psychosexual undertones and depicts a woman who shuts her eyes amidst a dangerous scene where planes are flying in different directions and the sarcophaguses of other women are nearby. It could also be a modern illustration for tarot card eight of swords.

Keywords: Orange And White, Protection, Relationships, Surreal, Graffiti, Airplanes, Clouds, Nude Female, Embrace, Guns, Landscape, Close Calls

Subjects: Airplane

Styles: Figurative, Street Art, Surrealism, Illustration, Folk

Mediums: Acrylic, Household, Ink, Gesso

Materials: Wood

Prints: Airplane Art Prints, Figurative Art Prints, Street Art Art Prints, Surrealism Art Prints, Illustration Art Prints, Folk Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Household Art Prints, Ink Art Prints, Gesso Art Prints, Wood Art Prints

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