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Elsa Marie Keefe Art

Elsa is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work explores the nude human figure, body-mind connection, concepts of beauty, freedom, and our relationship to the natural world. Her images and exhibitions examine human nature, the boundaries of innocence versus sexuality, and human being’s relationship with mother earth. She communicates through experimentation with color, light, place, space, time, paint, words, collage, sound, people, video and performance. Creating art and being naked in nature is her therapy. She grew up on the north shore of Boston, spending holiday time with her family in places of extreme beauty around the world where oftentimes clothing was not obligatory. Elsa photographs humans in the natural elements, in spaces void of manmade objects to create a timeless visual landscape. Photography is the backbone of her work. However, she also creates large scale mixed media pieces with her images that are comprised of digital photographs printed on canvas, pasted on a wooden panel, covered with leaves, bones, flowers, crystals and other natural objects, and finally coated and cemented in resin.
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Artist: Elsa Marie Keefe
Solar Flare
By Elsa Marie Keefe
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Collaboration between artists Elsa Marie Keefe & John Mazlish. Shot during the height of the pandemic in June 2020. At that time more than ever, natur...
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2010s Contemporary Elsa Marie Keefe Art

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Canvas, Acrylic, Wood Panel, Photographic Paper

"The Nature of Reality", contemplative fine art nude
By Elsa Marie Keefe
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"The Nature of Reality", contemplative fine art nude.
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2010s Contemporary Elsa Marie Keefe Art

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Canvas, Acrylic, Wood Panel

Fly
By Elsa Marie Keefe
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This photograph was taken in Tulum, Mexico. It was a magical morning, I met a very special person at this secret cenote. We relaxed in the sunlight and then dove underwater, finding this cave like structure. The light beams flooding through the sacred water, I took some photos and created this piece so that the majestic light will always continue to shine. I added a natural coral plant...
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2010s Contemporary Elsa Marie Keefe Art

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Canvas, Resin, Found Objects, Acrylic, Wood Panel

Eternal [sub specie aeternitatis]
By Elsa Marie Keefe
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Eternal is comprised of a photograph, acrylic paint, found objects in nature (bones, leaves, flowers, stones, crystals, sand) and resin. The base materials for the work consist of a ...
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2010s Tribal Elsa Marie Keefe Art

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Mixed Media

Psychological Space
By Elsa Marie Keefe
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Psychological Space is comprised of a photograph, acrylic paint and resin. The base materials for the work include a wooden paneled canvas that supports the adhesion of a rolled fin...
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2010s Feminist Elsa Marie Keefe Art

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Mixed Media

We Are The Earth
By Elsa Marie Keefe
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are the Earth is comprised of a photograph, acrylic paint, found objects in nature (bones, leaves, flowers, stones, crystals) and resin. The base materials for the work consist of a wooden paneled canvas that provides the platform for the adhesion of a rolled photographic canvas, a fine art photography print. The canvas print, in this case a double exposure digital photograph, is adhered to the wood using a clear acrylic varnish. Acrylic Paint is added along with the objects that I found in nature, which are all placed in a careful and meticulous fashion, finally cemented in resin. This specific piece of art was my first large scale piece of its kind, created in my studio in Brooklyn in 2019. This piece was inspired by the colors of my travels, the deserts, trees, mountains and sunsets. The human depicted is myself, it is a self-portrait captured in Great Sand Dunes...
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2010s Contemporary Elsa Marie Keefe Art

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Mixed Media, Resin, Found Objects, Acrylic, Wood Panel, Photographic Paper

Nirvana
By Elsa Marie Keefe
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Nirvana is a digital photograph on canvas, coated in paint and resin. The figure in the image is in fetal position, contrasting societal assumptions of the black male that is typical...
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2010s Contemporary Elsa Marie Keefe Art

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Canvas, Resin, Wood, Mixed Media

Collective Liberation
By Elsa Marie Keefe
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Collective Liberation is comprised of a photograph, acrylic paint and resin. The base materials for the work are a wooden paneled canvas that supports the adhesion of a rolled photog...
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2010s Contemporary Elsa Marie Keefe Art

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Resin, Found Objects, Acrylic, Wood Panel, Photographic Paper

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