Untitled [paper] Painting by Lee Simmonds

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Painting: Oil on Canvas.

This work was inspired by a performance group called Gecko. Their work is called "the time of your life," a mix of movement, dance and sporadic spoken text that surrealistically narrates the progression of the 'everyman' lifetime.

I was drawn to the darkly humorous image of an automaton child, which I felt has several interesting interpretations.

The centra figure was the starting point, and as the painting progressed the surroundings and additional characters changed, with their intentions staying relatively similar.




Untitled [paper]

Lee Simmonds

United Kingdom


Size: 27.6 W x 32.7 H x 1.5 in

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