Title : Wings
Artist : Marie-Pascale LE GOFF
Creation date : 2022
Dimensions : 29 x 29 x 3.5 cm
Medium and materials : Oil on canvas painted with a knife

Context and Inspiration

“Wings” is a work created in 2022. This painting captures the essence of nature through imaginary wing-shaped plants. Inspired by the lightness and fluidity of natural forms, I use soft colors and dynamic movements to evoke a feeling of freedom and flight.

Visual Description

The painting features imaginary plants whose leaves are stylized to resemble wings. The dominant hues are soft greens and whites, contrasting with a background of shades of beige and ocher. The knife strokes create dynamic textures and movements, bringing the plant forms to life and adding a dimension of energy and fluidity to the whole.

Painting Techniques and Materials

I use the knife painting technique to apply oil to the canvas, creating rich and expressive textures. Visible stab strokes add depth and dynamics, accentuating the flowing, airy forms of the plants.

Thematic Analysis

“Wings” explores themes of freedom, lightness and the beauty of nature. Wing-shaped plants symbolize the connection between earth and sky, suggesting harmony and continuity between the different natural elements. The composition invites the viewer to contemplate the softness and fluidity of the forms, while letting themselves be carried away by the movement and lightness of the wings.