Artist's description:

Expressionist oil painting mainly painted with palette knife, on a rollered slate black background.

This is the latest in the "Mask" series of oil paintings.

We all wear masks in our daily lives to protect our vulnerabilities, but if if you look closely enough these vulnerabilities are always seeping out, the mask is always, sometimes imperceptibly, slipping to reveal more than we would like.

The title is a play on the Beatles song "Happiness is A Warm Gun" - instead I suggest a fundamental absence of love in early life can lead to extreme violence in later life. It goes deeper than happiness, it is a compulsive need to fill a hole left from the past by taking away what others have. Judging them for having something he never had. Penalizing them too.

Materials used:

oil painting on linen canvas

Love Is Like A Warm Gun (2017)

$199.27

Free shipping
  • Artwork description
  • Shipping
  • Returns and refunds
    We want you to love your art! If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase you can return it free within 14 days, no questions asked. Learn more
  • Artist Reviews (7)
  • Make an offer on this artwork

This artwork is sold by James Henry from United Kingdom

×
Would you like 10% off?