The Snail

Item number: 132-N-EE 01001-O3

The mutation to feminity

Category: Modern screen printing

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6.900,00 €

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The idea of the artist is a representational still life of the femininity of the woman of today to fuffill many aspects. This subject can be found in the different images and their consideration at any point mentioned one finds a symbolic representation; such as crowns, mussels and snails.

Colour: Please note, that the colours presented could diverge from the original, depending on the monitor and respectively the graphics card used. Please use 'Question on item' to request a high-resolution photo.
Artist: Ralf Metzenmacher Biography
Sale/Shipping: Ralf Metzenmacher
Art style: Retro-Art
Technique: 3D-fineart process
Material: canvas primed, shiny Picture sample edition
Numbered: roman
Signature: hand-signed (RALLI/month/year)
Frame: no
Theme: The Crowning of Creation
Additional Information: The story:
In order to achieve my goal to get closer to making the encoding of still life clearer and more simple, I decided to present the Grand Mussel and the Grand Snails separately once more with altered form and colour. By disentangling them in this way, I could show details more effectively and make the changes more obviously recognisable. This picture was therefore also a starting point for the later transformations of mussels to feminity.

The mutation of the object is articulated in this painting with its contrasting cold and warm shades. Detached lime fragments drift away in space from the inner point of the shell and inch their way towards the viewer. They constitute space within space. The snail shell has not yet fully transformed itself but the first pieces are beginning to dissolve, implying a future mutation for this motive

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