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Markiza (perforated) SI 7296 7632
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Markiza (perforated) SI 7296 7632 Painting

Lara Ješe


Painting, Oil on Canvas

Size: 39.4 W x 47.2 H x 0.8 D in

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About The Artwork

"Markiza" is one of the portraits of real cows from the triptych titled "Feeding Time - Filtered" that captures the cows in the original barn setting during their dinner. I've spent quite a lot of time with these subjects and got to know them quite well. I also named them, since they didn't have any names before I started painting them. This particular cow was quite dominant, which was also passed on to her offspring. She didn't allow anyone to pet her. Because of the chain, quite some grotesque corneous tissue grew on her neck. In the time of painting this piece, I was exploring photo-filters and decided to use dimmed black-and-white here. To break the monotony of the color tones I covered some parts of the portrait with golden leaves. In the final stage, the canvas has been perforated using a bow and arrows and on a closer look, one is able to see the holes.

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Painting:Oil on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:39.4 W x 47.2 H x 0.8 D in

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Lara Ješe is an artist living and working in Kranj, Slovenia. She holds an MFA in Painting and Fine Arts, acquired at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. She has also studied at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, expanding her knowledge in the fields of Graphic Printing. Growing up in the countryside near Kranj, Slovenia, she found her artistic interest in animals, particularly horses and cattle, which became a recurrent subject in her work. The motif allows her to explore the balance between portraiture and figure, in other words between psyche and the flesh, and to research the body within allegorical situations.

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