Bedrock, River, Basket 9
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Acrylic and oil on canvas | 2020
Haukaas revitalizes her practice in her series “Bedrock, River, Basket”. Focused around earth tones as pertaining to those found in a lush riverbed, the Copenhagen-based painter explores the flow and symbolism in this body of water, the way it interacts with nature and the similarities that can be found in human rhythms and body parts.
“One cannot bathe twice in the same river because already, in [her] inmost recesses, the human being shares the destiny of flowing water... a being dedicated to water is a being in flux. [She] dies every minute; something of [her] substance is constantly falling away.” - Gaston Bachelard, Water and Dreams
39.25 x 27.5 inches
Signed by artist.
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed by the Co-Founder of Tappan
Astri Styrkestad Haukaas
Abstract painter & founder of Danish artspace KVIT, Astri Styrkestad Haukaas's expressive paintings draw their colors and tones from nature. For each series, Styrkestad Haukaas paints her subjective experience of the natural world -- often painting the same space multiple times as she remembers it through different, changing moments.
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