• Hidden Mothers: Swaths of Fabric Disguise Figures in Mixed-Media Portraits by Artist Sarah Detweiler

    15 days ago - By Colossal

    “The Nightowl” (2021), oil, embroidery thread, and yarn on canvas in a wood frame, 28 x 22 inches. All images courtesy of Paradigm Gallery, shared with permission
    The lengthy exposure times required by 19th Century photography were not conducive to newborns and fidgety toddlers, a problem many mothers tried to remedy by cloaking themselves in fabric and hiding behind furniture. As a result, those Victorian-era portraits , while capturing an endearing stage of life, are often spectral and slightly unnerving, shadowed by phantom limbs and textile silhouettes that closely resemble an...
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  • Oil and Cold Wax, Mixed Media Abstract Painting, "Cryptic Message" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

    Oil and Cold Wax, Mixed Media Abstract Painting, "Cryptic Message" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

    16 days ago - By Carol Nelson Fine Art

    FRESH OFF THE EASEL 36"x18" Oil and Cold Wax on Canvas Mixed Media on Canvas
    $1400
    Available HERE
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