SUCH FANTASTIC VIEWS FOR PAINTING
mixed media, panel
35 x 35 in.
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Murray MacDonald instructing at the Banff School of Fine Arts, 1952
INKJET VINTAGE PHOTO, ACRYLIC PAINT, GRAPHITE, MEDIUMS
"I have always been interested in old photographic images and the way photographs can give a sense of emotion or recognition. During art school, I began to actively use old photos of my mother in my art. It was less of a nostalgic approach, and more of a curiosity to understand what this private British woman was like as a child and teenager. I used the photos as a type of ‘window into the soul’ approach."