Man In The Sky


Oil on canvas, unframed but ready to hang.

46 x 36 cm

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Man In The Sky

Oil on canvas

46 x 36 cm

Man In The Sky was inspired by Chris Bullzini’s tightrope walk across Norwich at the opening of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2019. It was a truly magical experience watching his slow, theatrical walk, without ropes or net, which spanned Norwich Market from Jarrolds to The Forum and I began the painting the very next day. A spotlight illuminated him white against the night sky.

The oil paint is thickly applied and textural in this painting- I felt it deserved a rich luxurious finish and wanted to experiment drawing with the paint, carefully moving the buttery texture around creating the forms.

Painted on a professionally stretched standard canvas with neatly painted Prussian blue edges, unframed but strung and ready to hang.

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 46 × 36 × 2 cm