Size: 90 x 90 x 3.5 cm Sides: Deep dark blue Mediums: Oil & cold wax on wooden panel. Finish: Several clear wax layers to protect the painting and give it a soft mat finish Signature: Back. Signed Certificate of Authenticity Frame: Unframed, ready to hang as it is.
Traces of the Past is an abstract painting that captures the haunting beauty of deserted, weathered houses where time seems to have stood still. Walls and windows covered with traces of the past. The houses where once children were playing, where buzzing activities were ongoing, are now covered in silence. The painting's composition is a masterful interplay of color and visual texture. The use of bold color fields creates a sense of movement and energy, as if the painting is alive with the echoes of the past. The layering of transparent and opaque color creates a sense of depth and complexity. The painting's overall effect is one of beauty, sadness, and wonder. The distressed and excavated color fields create a sense of the passage of time and the wear and tear of neglect, while the interplay of color and texture creates a sense of movement and energy. The painting is a captivating reminder of the beauty that can be found in decay and the passing of time. The interplay of color and form creates movement and energy that draws the viewer in, while the distressed and excavated color fields create a feeling of nostalgia and longing that is both haunting and beautiful.