47.3 x 35.4 inch (H*W)
120 x 90 cm (H*W)
Impasto and enamel on canvas
In the captivating painting, the viewer is immersed in a mesmerizing world where an enormous octopus dominates the scene. Rabbitwoman and Dogman are depicted sitting in front of the octopus, their bodies gently entwined within its magnificent tentacles. This artwork symbolizes the complexity and interconnectedness of the human mind and the vastness of knowledge and wisdom that can be gained through exploration and curiosity. The octopus, known for its intelligence and adaptability, represents the multifaceted nature of our thoughts and ideas. The presence of Rabbitwoman and Dogman suggests that they are not merely passive observers but active participants in this exploration, embracing the opportunity to learn and grow. "The Octopus Had Many Brains" invites us to celebrate the diversity of our thoughts, to embrace the unknown, and to recognize the beauty and power of our own intellectual capacity.
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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