47.3 x 35.4 inch (H*W)
120 x 90 cm (H*W)
Impasto and enamel on canvas
In the evocative painting, Dogman and Rabbitwoman are depicted riding a majestic, endangered mountain gorilla. The gorilla is adorned with a black mask, adding an air of mystery and intrigue to the scene. This artwork serves as a powerful commentary on the delicate balance between humans and the natural world. The presence of the endangered gorilla symbolizes the vulnerability of wildlife in the face of human activities and habitat destruction. The black mask worn by the gorilla represents the threats and challenges it faces, including poaching and loss of habitat. By placing Dogman and Rabbitwoman on the gorilla's back, the painting suggests a harmonious connection between humans and nature, emphasizing the need for empathy, conservation, and responsible coexistence. "Into the Wild" urges viewers to appreciate the beauty and importance of the natural world and to take action to protect and preserve it for future generations.
The iconic style of Gillie and Marc’s Thick Texture Paintings provide the tangible dimensions of a sculpture with the convenient spatial simplicity of a painting. Multiple layers of impasto are mixed with the paint. With each piece, Gillie and Marc are sharing a part of their unique experience through choppy brushstrokes and captivating visuals that create a harmonious image that is more than just a painting.
Please note: All canvases come stretched and ready to hang, however if you would like your painting to be framed, Gillie and Marc are happy to provide this service for you at your request. For framing enquiries please email us.
It is important to keep your painting out of direct sunlight and not to lean anything against the surface of the canvas. If it gets dusty, it can be cleaned with a soft dry cloth.
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