Luminous Field VIIIMandy Main
Oil painting on Stretched canvas
Varnished and Ready to hang
Signed on front and back
24 " h x 48 " w x 1.5 " d |3 lbs. 12 oz.
Contemporary impressionistic landscape with atmospheric perspective that pulls the eye into the painting and creates drama. Radiating crop lines point toward the very low horizon and the uplifting burst of light Below a fiery sky. Cool blue tones of the distant hills provide a pleasing contrast to the warm orange, ochre and olive green palette. Applying paint with palette and putty knives creates texture and movement. An abstracted view of nature gives a modern feel to a traditional subject.
Rancho Mirage, California
Mandy Main is an art historian and landscape painter based in the Southern California desert. She has long been passionate about 19th Century American landscape paintings, which has been influential in her artistic practice. Mandy works in series, generally three paintings at a time. Her process begins with a vision of a place she has been, but she takes creative liberties with the aesthetic details. The artist is captivated by light and shadow, and strives to instill her work with moody drama through the representation of these elements. Using layers of paint and glazes, Mandy achieves mesmerizing atmospheric depth, encouraging the viewer to gaze and be still.
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The luminescence keeps me coming back. Your work is even more beautiful in my home.- K Webster
Everyone should see her work in person...it's great! I love her art, I own several pieces.- C Sloan
Love Mandy Main's work. I own two and hope to add to my collection. I can stare at her work for hours and notice something new each time.- C Kashkawol