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2002

Magill, Elizabeth
Most of Elizabeth Magill's recent paintings are landscapes of dusk and dawn in which she experiments with the act of painting; pouring, layering and rubbing colour to create haunting, atmospheric images. She is attracted to 'the way light in the sky can appear too bright for the blackness of the earth. I think of these times of day as turning points, as day gives into night and visa versa.' Inspired by the landscapes of her memories, rather than specific places, she notes that they are 'not landscapes as such, more like suggested backdrops to how I feel, and think and interpret the world.' Ann Jones
  • Artwork Details: 91 x 122cm
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  • Material description: oil on canvas
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC56/2002

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