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I love portraying birds and small animals together with static objects, as the contrast of the animate and inanimate is an intriguing visual dialogue and one which I find myself regularly responding to. One of the things that surprised me during my explorations was the manner in which contrary to how we perceive still life objects, they actually hold much fluid content. They trigger emotions from past associations allowing the viewer to move through time whilst remaining rooted in their static structure. Birds trigger a similar emotional experience of more than one state as well, even while perched they still offer the promise of flight and hold the symbol of freedom and movement.

Squirrel & Antique Box

Acrylic Painting by Grace Kotze
Materials used
acrylic on stretched canvas
Size
W:50cm X H:75cm X D:4cm
Year
2021
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R16 000 
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  • Artist Description
    • Artist Description

      Artist Notes:

      I love portraying birds and small animals together with static objects, as the contrast of the animate and inanimate is an intriguing visual dialogue and one which I find myself regularly responding to. One of the things that surprised me during my explorations was the manner in which contrary to how we perceive still life objects, they actually hold much fluid content. They trigger emotions from past associations allowing the viewer to move through time whilst remaining rooted in their static structure. Birds trigger a similar emotional experience of more than one state as well, even while perched they still offer the promise of flight and hold the symbol of freedom and movement.

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