Artsuite - Spirits 1 - Original painting by Rob Matthews.  Spirits 1 is one of hundreds that tried to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe. He is a geometrically-hollowed out shell of his former self, leaving everything behind to start something new..  White and grey acrylic paint on a cream background.  12x9 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. Spirits 1 is one of hundreds that tried to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe. He is a geometrically-hollowed out shell of his former self, leaving everything behind to start something new.

 

Size

9 × 12 inches - Unframed

 

Materials

Acrylic on canvas over wood panel

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

Spirits 1

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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. Spirits 1 is one of hundreds that tried to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe. He is a geometrically-hollowed out shell of his former self, leaving everything behind to start something new.

 

Size

9 × 12 inches - Unframed

 

Materials

Acrylic on canvas over wood panel

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

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