Outfoxed - 'The Vermin are Revolting'
Artist: Abi Whitlock
- Size: 39.4 x 47.2 x 1.4 inches (100 x 120 x 3.5 cm)
- Acrylic on Canvas
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Part of a new series I'm currently working on entitled 'The Vermin are Revolting!'. In this piece and in the series generally, I explore how modern humanity categories and labels some aspects of the natural world as undesirable and how human life now so often centres around the sanitisation, control and manicuring of nature. Nature is only seen as 'valuable' to us if it provides a service, generates wealth or if its in the 'right place'. Thus large swathes of life are destroyed as they are either considered a nuisance or is seen as having no value. Yet nature still finds a way, no matter how much we try to paper over the cracks. In this piece, the fox - labelled as a cunning and merciless killer, an urban pest or just a plaything of the elite classes, rises up and fights back. This work is painted on a gallery wrapped canvas and may be hung unframed.
My work focuses predominately on the human form and how the mind and body are affected when immersed in water. This is mirrored by the way light is refracted and reflected, distorting and enhancing colour and shape. I try to capture the way entering the water enables the swimmer to enter an altered state of mind; a form of escapism from the real world. My inspiration comes from my recent move to coastal Devon, trips to the beach and outdoor pools. Swimming in the sea re-acquainted me with childhood memories of learning to swim; my first discovery of the extraordinary experience of being underwater and holiday’s abroad snorkelling. The way I work puts emphasis on minute detail. Every aspect of the picture is given value, not just the... (see more)
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