Oil painting on Stretched canvas
Painting wraps around edges
Ready to hang
Signed on front
48 " h x 48 " w x 1.5 " d |12 lbs. 0 oz.
After visiting an Isabelle de Borchgrave exhibit at the SCAD Museum in Atlanta, Mary's imagination went wild. "I was in awe of the colors and creativity evident in the paper costumes. The mannequins were headless, so I needed to develop figures to wear the clothing. I created a parade of characters wearing clothing with my own spin." Lively pattern, color and brushwork draw the viewer into the scene as part of the dance line. A painting full of exuberance, and purely Mary Pratt.
Mary Pratt, a Georgia-based artist, is known for her impressionistic yet modern oil paintings that capture the world with a jovial poise. Her soft, ethereal palette is complemented by the occasional bright pop of color. The artist’s aesthetic choices are intuitive rather than premeditated. Through her gestural brushstrokes, Mary’s paintings summon a joyful, even childlike, emotional response. Her style is nuanced by a range of inspirations, including scenery from the state of Georgia. The personal edge that Mary brings to each painting alters and enhances recognizable subject matter, cultivating an imaginative visual experience.
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We love this new art in our dining room. We've probably bought 40-50 original art works from UGallery and have been very, very happy being a customer here.- J Linehan
Your painting, "Magic," arrived today and it is even lovelier than it appeared to be on the website. I find your style extremely appealing and am thrilled to have chosen it. It will definitely take the place on my wall where the "former favorite" now hangs.- S Burke