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Still lives - Whimsy

This group of still lives are using objects that I have gathered from my past, many as far back as my childhood. Painting them is a way of processing, reflection, and understanding my process of growth. I feel very privileged as an artist to have such a wonderful means of navigating life.
I am a collector and squirrel away objects that tug on my emotions even if I have no use for them. As a child the penknife was gift from my parents and the smurfs were part of my collection which I kept on the windowsill above my childhood bed. The rest were objects I gathered along the way and kept due to their aesthetic and emotional tug.


Keywords: kewpie, doll, toy, miniature,

Kewpie

Painting by Grace Kotze
Materials used
acrylic on board
Size
W:20cm x H:20cm x D:4cm

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  • Artist Description
    • Artist Description

      Still lives - Whimsy

      This group of still lives are using objects that I have gathered from my past, many as far back as my childhood. Painting them is a way of processing, reflection, and understanding my process of growth. I feel very privileged as an artist to have such a wonderful means of navigating life.
      I am a collector and squirrel away objects that tug on my emotions even if I have no use for them. As a child the penknife was gift from my parents and the smurfs were part of my collection which I kept on the windowsill above my childhood bed. The rest were objects I gathered along the way and kept due to their aesthetic and emotional tug.


      Keywords: kewpie, doll, toy, miniature,

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