Sublime Coast XIMandy Main
Oil painting on Stretched canvas
Ready to hang
Signed on front and back
36 " h x 48 " w x 1.5 " d |6 lbs. 12 oz.
Dramatic light and clouds illuminate this expansive seascape, at once serene and full of movement. The diagonal composition draws the eye up and far into the distance. Moody gray clouds streak across a cool blue sky. The setting sun creates striking highlights on the incoming surf. Roiling water enlivens the shadows. Three children revel in the last moments of twilight while an adult in the distance gazes outward. The figures are mostly silhouetted with a thin edge of vivid highlights. The gallery wrapped edges are painted a dark espresso color.
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