59 x 59 inch (H*W)
150 x 150 cm (H*W)
Enamel on Canvas
Contemporary Expressive, Wildlife, Figurative
In this poignant painting, a depiction of an endangered polar bear unfolds, as it tenderly embraces and snuggles its beloved teddy bear soft toy. The image captures a profound sense of affection and vulnerability, highlighting the deep emotional connection between the polar bear and its treasured companion. Symbolically, this painting represents the longing for comfort, companionship, and security amidst the harsh realities faced by endangered species. It serves as a reminder of the inherent need for love and connection in all living beings, even in the face of adversity. The polar bear's affectionate embrace of the teddy bear soft toy invites us to reflect on the importance of empathy, compassion, and the preservation of these magnificent creatures and their habitats.
In this highly expressive and passionate style Gillie and Marc have let their emotions run free in this explosive collection of freehand painting. Inspired by the styles of Brett Whiteley, Francis Bacon, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gillie and Marc have combined enamel paint with oil pastel to breathe life into the worlds most endangered species. Over the past five years, Gillie and Marc spent hours sketching and studying wildlife, travelling the globe to meet these animals up close. These sketches have now been brought to life in vibrant colour with love and passion. Each painting is created as a team with both the artists bringing their own emotion into every 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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