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Inspired by the poetry and a life-long love for Monet's paintings of his garden in Giverny (France), this painting joins the ranks of my 'Urban Jungle' series. There I often represent human struggles in impossible landscapes. This series started in 2017 and is ongoing. It opens a dialogue between urban issues and nature. Through it, I raise questions about the relationship between our kind and our surroundings, the imposed force or the complicity we have with nature in its general form and the overall struggles of our human nature. Here, a young girl forces her way through a never-ending but mesmerizing field of water lilies going as far as the eye can see. She moves forward in a marsh, decided but fading as she progresses. It is a personal take on the idea of being stuck in a beautiful land without being able to escape. If you were stuck in heaven, would you want to leave? ~ TECHNICAL DETAILS The artwork is sold stretched on canvas, varnished with satin invisible UV protection and ready to hang.
Painting:Oil on Canvas
Size:56.1 W x 39.8 H x 1.3 D in
Ready to Hang:Not applicable
Packaging:Ships in a Crate
Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.
Handling:Ships in a wooden crate for additional protection of heavy or oversized artworks. Crated works are subject to an $80 care and handling fee. Artists are responsible for packaging and adhering to Saatchi Art’s packaging guidelines.
Ships From:United States.
Best known for his cross-cultural approach, Oscar Lett stands out by his bold looking paintings prominently using black and contrasting metallic colours. Based in NYC, the Parisian artist loves to embrace the influences of the countries he lived in. After moving to London to study at Central Saint Martins, Oscar then moved to Kyoto as he sought teaching from the masters of Nihonga (traditional Japanese painting). Appropriating each culture and their aesthetics, O.L. developed a unique style depicting a world where opposites can coexist and where people overcome their struggles in impossible urban jungles. Working in large-scale and always craving bigger, Oscar naturally moved to New York in 2016 and made the street his new playground. Since then Lett has been developing a wide portfolio of murals in Europe and the U.S., allowing his fine art and street art practices to inspire one another.
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