The Phosphorescence

by marc standing

The Phosphorescence by marc standing

Painting - 120cm x 120cm

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  • The Phosphorescence

    ‘The Phosphorescence’ pays homage to the natural world in an electric orchestra of parts - woven together with a touch of the macabre. This painting is at once a joyful display of colour and shape, interlaced with a deeper, mysteriously coded narrative.

    The notion of phosphoresce - a glow after illumination; explores the idea of re-birth, regeneration, and things left behind. It weaves an affecting web of imagery, presenting contradiction in harmony - a bird, who we read as freedom, sits near a disquieting human head whose skull is open revealing a raw brain within. In its contented bright…

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    marc standing

    Marc Standing is a Zimbabwean-born artist known for his magical realist paintings. Marc’s work explores the tensions involved in the search for identity - particularly in a postcolonial context. These are tensions between light and dark, comfort and discomfort, the sense of belonging and the sense of a void. The artist’s canvases are rich with meaning and we love their interplay of symbol, colour and pattern.

    Marc trained at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has lived and worked in Australia, Hong Kong and London. The travel-hungry artist is currently doing a residency in the…

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  • Product Details

    Medium
    Painting > Oil Painting
    Style
    Figurative
    Subject
    Other Subjects
    Year
    2013
    Size
    120cm x 120cm
    Materials
    Oil On Canvas
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