Living by the Water VI
Oil on canvas | 2022
In Living by the Water, artist Petra Schott gathers feelings, experiences, ideas, and longings connected to living close to the water. The abstract oil paintings play with intensity and organic shapes as the artist muses the transformative power of water, and hints at the fairy tales and legends of mermaids and nymphs that may live underneath its surface.
55 x 55 inches
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THIN GALLERY FRAME
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3/4" wide; 1 1/8" deep
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Petra Schott is an abstract painter whose art revolves around states of mind, longings, and memories. The artist—who had a long career as a lawyer and judge before dedicating herself to art—delicately creates colorful representations of nostalgia, freedom, and human relationships. Schott has exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions in Germany, Spain, Italy, Finland, and the Czech Republic.
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