59.1 x 82.7 inch (H*W)
150 x 210 cm (H*W)
Enamel on canvas
Contemporary Pop Art, Figurative, Wildlife
This artwork explores the phenomenon of celebrity idolization and the complex intersection between fame and personal identity. Marilyn Monroe, an enduring icon of beauty and glamour, represents the allure and illusion of celebrity status. The inclusion of Rabbitwoman and Dogman, symbolic characters in their own right, suggests that even mythical figures can become infatuated with the idol status that society bestows upon certain individuals. The painting delves into the complexities of projection and perception, raising questions about the role of fame in shaping both the idol and their adoring fans. It serves as both an homage to Marilyn Monroe's enduring legacy and a thought-provoking exploration of the idol-fan relationship, inviting viewers to reflect on the nature of idolization and its impact on individual and collective identity.
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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