Jackie Battenfield, Ripe, 2014

Who hasn’t looking up on a tree, on a sunny day and feel suddenly in peace, in harmony with the nature?

This is exactly what Jackie Battenfield felt during a meditation retreat in the 90’s and now transpose in her paintings. Inspired by East Asian art and in particular by Japanese ukiyo-e prints, she created her paintings based on her own photographs, using different support and medium such paper, horsehairs, bamboo leaves, mylar…

Poetic, with ‘translucent veils of colours’, her floating branching trees give the impression of being in a dream that we wouldn’t like to wake up.

Happy Monday all 🙂

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http://www.jackiebattenfield.com/
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Jackie Battenfield, Dragon cs2, 2015
Jackie Battenfield, Ghost Blossoms, 2015
Jackie Battenfield, Dragon, 2015
Jackie Battenfield, Ripe, 2014
Jackie Battenfield, Golden Deed, 2015
Jackie Battenfield, In Flames, 2012
Addison Ripley Gallery
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