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Casta Diva, 2016

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“This painting was literally dictated to me by the soft and powerful voice of a singer. Music was pouring into my room and unusual lines and figures were being created under my pens and brushes. The synergy of forms and lines was created to contemplate for a long time and to find new images and associations. And at the same time it can be perceived as more abstract, a thin web of plastic lines and light colours.”

Foxes in the Sun Triptych, 2016

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“A family of foxes sunbathes on the lawn at the back of my house. I sketched and photographed them over several months. It proved quite a challenge, as I was desperately to imbue them with the warmth of the summer sun. I painted these as a triptych as I wanted to capture the movements as well as the relationships of the fox cubs. The sun changes between the paintings, the wind blowing the grass and moving the shadows ever so slightly. They are paintings designed to keep a little bit of summer in the house through the dark winter months.”

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