Artist's description:

A piece about one embracing the "negative" aspects of one's self. In a culture that teaches to never complain, to "remain positive" and passive, seldom do individuals accept the reality that to be human is to swim in both realms. Sadness, anger and even aggression are responses to events that affect one's psyche and to deny those impulses, to repress them is to put one's self second to others. It is the cause of anguish, and even mental illness. The key is to live authentically, acknowledging all aspects of one's self.

Materials used:

Acrylic paint, water, air compressor, sponges, brushes

Darkness and the Fire (2017)


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This artwork is sold by Stacy Tompkins from United States

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