Hope and Happiness

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  • About this work of Art

    Maggie LaPorte Banks.
    Hope and happiness.
    Acrylic, collage and spray paint on canvas.
    H. 50 cm x W. 50 cm. x D. 4 cm .
    The colours for this piece were inspired by a piece by the abstract expressionist artist Joan Mitchell.
    This sunny painting I hope will cheer and lift the spirits.
    The colour yellow is one children love to paint in.
    It is a contemporary piece incorporating graffiti spray paint, and collage and is multi layered and textured.

    Insitu images are purely an indication of how a piece may look.

    Maggie LaPorte Banks artist comments: “My Art is routed in landscape, influenced by childhood memories of Donegal, by Lough Swilly, surrounded by dark mountains. I spent ten years living near to the Brecons Beacons and painting using a tent as a studio in all seasons. For over thirteen years I was an artist in residence in a cottage on the end of Cape Cornwall overlooking the Brisons at different times of the year. Therefore, I have a vast amount of passion for the skies, sea and mountains which I love to involve within my paintings. My recent works have been developed from these roots and are becoming much more abstract, focusing on ‘the essence of place’ through the colours I use and emotions I have created. I work mainly in oils, acrylic and mixed media, sometimes adding unique materials such as sand, carborundum, iron fillings and many other products I feel the work dictates.

  • Additional information
    • Size : H 50 cm x W 50 cm
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