Field Dressing (2008)
Oil painting by peter Heselton

$2,132.84 Now $1,279.70 (40% off)

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  • Oil painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 39.37 × 39.37 × 2.76 in (unframed)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the back

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peter Heselton

United Kingdom

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Artist's description:

This work is concerned with the idea of healing after psychological or physical trauma. It began as a concept to illustrate the healing within myself and initially was explored as a motif through digital tablet... that wasn't enough...didn't quite say it right.... I started work on a sound piece and decided to do a physical work on the same day... they developed in tandem, but both discretely went their own ways...
The work on sale is a 1m x 1m painting and mixed media construction. Featuring a cross motif but as a plaster, a dressing, a patch me up.
It is an attempt to show that covering the wounds is sometimes enough. That what we come out with is what we have to build on, work with, heal and adapt with; that what ever happened in the past made us who we are and gave a strength and resilience that is beyond the material we started with. It is a work about personal triumph, however that takes shape.

The accompanying sound piece is available for listening at:

The purchaser of this work will also get an individually hand produced copy of this work on audio cd {whether they want it or not!)

If you are interested in purchase of this work contact me first and I will find the best shipping deal for you.

Also please note that this work has been selected for inclusion in the 'All We Are Saying is Give Peace a Chance' exhibition and series or events internationally in September this year. Obviously if sold prior to sept a replacement will be found, but during that time it may not be available for immediate delivery.

Please, any questions contact me... I like to connect with new people.

Materials used:

Oil, wood and mixed media on canvas

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