Felicity

1996

Arnold, Liz
An interest in our animalistic instincts inspired 'Felicity'. In its depiction of a dog with silky black hair wearing a pink dress and strolling on two legs along the seashore, Liz Arnold shows a 'parallel world to the 'real' world – a fantasy place.' This strange creature perhaps represents a certain state of mind, as she explains: 'dreams, fantasies and fictions are part of our experience of the world. 'Felicity' celebrates being alive and animal.' Ann Jones
  • Artwork Details: 73 x 75cm
  • Edition: No
  • Material description: acrylic on canvas
  • Credit line: Gift of Charles Saatchi © the artist
  • Theme:
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC141/1998

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