Conduit

by Amanda Bates

£400.00

Dramatic hornbeams

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Amanda Bates

Amanda's lively work reflects the characters and stories manifest in her subject. Her current focus is on trees, with an emphasis on arboreal interaction with their surroundings and with people. Her exquisitely detailed pen and ink style is reminiscent of classic fairy tale illustrations, with a counterpoint of modern realism. 

 

Description

Two rows of hornbeams grow on the edge of a local wood. They must have been planted there, no doubt as a hedge (possibly under the supervision of Capability Brown, who was hired to landscape the estate), but they look more like a dysfunctional avenue than a hedge now. It seems as if not one hornbeam is growing straight up – most are growing at crazy angles, and each has a distinct personality. The shadowy figure leaning in from the right reminds me of Medusa. On the other side sits an old man – is it King Lear? Maybe Medusa is really Goneril or Regan…

 

Additional information

Height

30.48 cm

Width

40.64 cm

Depth

0.3 cm

Frame Colour

Black

Frame Height

34 cm

Frame Width

44 cm

Frame Depth

3 cm

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