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  • Design Credit: Elizabeth Roberts Architec̦ture & Design, Photo Credit: Dustin Aksland. Dimensions: H 48 in. x W 60 in.
  • Design Credit: Timothy Godbold, Photo Credit: Karl Simone. Dimensions: H 48 in. x W 60 in.
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Melanie Parke
Paule's Table, Still Life, Interior, Blue Dining Room with Yellow Tulips, Fruit

2015

$9,400

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In this oil painting on canvas, a bright and inviting interior scene is set with a still life arrangement of two vases with yellow daffodils and orange tulips, a pair of yellow teacups beside a blue, yellow and white plate, and various fruits including oranges and two pears. The arrangement is beautifully complemented by the vibrant blue colors of the walls. A painting of a nude female figure hangs on the wall behind the table. A window in the background shows hints of the outside world and the faint silhouette of the roof of building outside. Signed, dated and titled 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
    2015
  • Dimensions
    Height: 48 in. (121.92 cm)Width: 60 in. (152.4 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
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    This is a unique work.Price: $9,400
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  • Gallery Location
    Kent, CT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1979336792

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