Louise McNaught, Northern Light, 60x60 cm

285.00 EUR

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Northern Light by Louise McNaught

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Somerset velvet 330 gsm paper

Edition of 25 - 60x60 cm - 285 EUR

This piece is about the plight of the endangered polar bear, who is literally disappearing into the ether - and the background has been made a bright neon orange as it is one of the hues of the nothern lights, so the polar bear looks like he is fading into the Aurora Borealis - which creates a beautiful yet bitter-sweet image....

Louise McNaught

Louise McNaught completed her Fine Art Degree BSc (Hons) in 2012 at the University of Greenwich, and she has continued to work as a professional artist ever since, with international representation....

Louise‘s creations feature nature and animals, where the animals are God-like, sublime and ethereal in their presence and depiction. McNaught's work is motivated by emotive and spiritual experiences which has manifested in a mixed-media approach. Her soft style suggests a delicate relationship between nature and ourselves, making a clear point about man's destruction of nature - which flutters jewel-like in the balance. When focusing on endangered species the imagery often takes on a duality of not only what is happening to the animal itself, but also reflects how we feel psychologically about the effect the human race is having on these species.

 By subverting traditional representation she hints at darker consequences, yet paradoxically giving animals an elevated status. Her animals are a medium for self-expression, as lack of context and background suspends the creatures in an internal or even numinous space, where they become a metaphor for the human condition and psyche. By drawing the viewers attention to the animals presence and energy, McNaught is hoping to share with the viewer the awe that the natural world inspires within her.