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- Moonbathing 1. Woman and Calathea Makoyana
Moonbathing 1. Woman and Calathea Makoyana
60 x 60 x 4 cm
Acrylic on canvas.
Moonbathing are a series of paintings inspired by a feeling of calm, tranquility and being with and caring about ourselves, in connection with nature. Moon bathing is an ancestral practice of exposing oneself on the light of the moon in an effort to drink in the cooling lunar energy.
In the other hand, The Calathea plants (native to tropical rainforest are in South and Central America and the West Indies), symbolise a NEW BEGINNING.
This serie of paintings are also inspired by some of Matisse artworks, as the Blue Nudes and The Dance, simplification of figure and colours and expressive forms are characteristic of these artworks with which I intend to give that feeling of calm and relaxation...