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Melanie Parke
Red Fawn, Painting of Flowers, Birds, Swan on Dark Navy Blue Background

2020

$1,575

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A pink swan and two blue birds are surrounded by brightly colored flowers. The colorful birds and lush hues of the flowers are beautifully complemented by the navy blue background in this peaceful outdoor scene. 16 x 20 inches (unframed), 20.75 x 24.75 inches (framed), framed in a light, natural wood frame. Signed on verso. Pastoral and bucolic still life settings emerge from Melanie Parke's life. The artist reconstructs familiar interiors and filters them through the ideology of memory. Her subjects often center on flowers, birds, decorative objects, gardens and domestic settings with an intent in creating safe places for pleasure. Parke utilizes sentiment to craft a domestic locus and seek visual lushness by alternating tonal moods and vivid ornamentation. Painting is a pleasure-seeking process and abstraction a vehicle with which to think and begin. Melanie Parke sets up the space intuitively, in broad and textured gestures, then pieces together arrangements to compose a homespun narrative. Specific interiors and landscapes are implied. Shifting the emphasis to pattern, texture and tone, she works to destabilize notions of exacting representation. This is an effort to build on a sensation of memory which conjures both comfort and longing.

Details

  • Creator
    Melanie Parke (American)
  • Creation Year
    2020
  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.75 in. (52.71 cm)Width: 24.75 in. (62.87 cm)Depth: .75 in. (1.91 cm)
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    This is a unique work.Price: $1,575
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  • Gallery Location
    Kent, CT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1978934772

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