59.1 x 82.7 inch (H*W)
150 x 210 cm (H*W)
Enamel on canvas
Contemporary Pop Art, Figurative, Wildlife
"The giant Octopus had nine brains" is a captivating painting that presents a fantastical and imaginative scene. The artwork depicts a massive Pacific octopus holding up Dogman and Rabbitwoman in one of its tentacles. This painting symbolizes the incredible power and complexity of the natural world, as represented by the octopus with its multiple brains. The octopus, known for its intelligence and adaptability, represents the vast knowledge and wisdom that can be found in nature. By holding Dogman and Rabbitwoman, it symbolizes the notion that nature has the capacity to support and uplift us, offering guidance and protection. The painting serves as a reminder of the interconnectedness of all living beings and the wisdom that can be gained from embracing the natural world around us.
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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