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Painting: Spray Paint, Paint, Acrylic, Oil, Metal on Aluminium.
A dreamlike painting on metal gold leaf. A young woman floats down a glittery river/lake on a half shell, like the mythical Venus. For this piece, I applied gold leaf and artist quality glitter spray paint to an aluminum panel, then rendered the design. To finish, I sealed the piece with an coat of protective varnish.
The work is incredibly lustrous and reflective. Every time you look it, it takes on a different tone and mood as the light changes. Check out other photos to see it in different light. The work is textured with a bit of impasto. It has a cleat on the back, which "floats" it an inch from the wall. It is ready to hang with or without a frame. (see side view)
From Art Critic Shana Nys Dambrot, "Karen Clark avails herself of an eclectic set of mediums and materials, including but not limited to painting, drawing, digital collage, and printmaking. These she deploys in all possible combinations in the service of pictorially hybrid compositions in which she freely samples stylistic languages from gestural abstraction to the surreal, naturalistic, ultra-modern, and romantic --
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