Artsuite - Flight to Egypt - Original painting by Rob Matthews.  The subject in Flight to Egypt is Gabriela Hernandez, a 27-year-old pregnant mother detained at the US border near Tijuana depicting the Biblical narrative of Madonna and Child. Acrylic and acrylic gouache on canvas over wood panel.  51x38 inches.

ROB MATTHEWS

Painting | 2018

 

This body of work is made to spend time considering events and people that get lost in the shuffle of the ever-changing news cycle.  Themes of upheaval, power, displacement and the unspoken message of “home” anchor the work.  The subject in Flight to Egypt is Gabriela Hernandez, a 27-year-old pregnant mother detained at the US border near Tijuana depicting the Biblical narrative of Madonna and Child. 

 

Size

38 × 51 inches - Unframed

 

Materials

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on canvas over wood panel

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

Flight to Egypt

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ROB MATTHEWS

Painting | 2018

 

This body of work is made to spend time considering events and people that get lost in the shuffle of the ever-changing news cycle.  Themes of upheaval, power, displacement and the unspoken message of “home” anchor the work.  The subject in Flight to Egypt is Gabriela Hernandez, a 27-year-old pregnant mother detained at the US border near Tijuana depicting the Biblical narrative of Madonna and Child. 

 

Size

38 × 51 inches - Unframed

 

Materials

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on canvas over wood panel

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

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Rob Matthews

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An encounter with one of North Carolina-born artist Rob Matthews’ works can be curiously disorienting. In one way, you’re sure you’ve never seen anything quite like it before. But on the other hand, something about it feels familiar, making you linger a little longer as your brain tries to pick out what that something could be. In Flight to Egypt, it’s probably the underlying composition, which Matthews based on...