Cloudbusting by Genevieve Leavold
Oil painting on Canvas, Subject: Abstract and non-figurative, Organic style, One of a kind artwork, Signed on the back, Size: 125 x 97 x 2 cm (unframed), Materials: Oil on fine weave Italian canvas
Oil on Canvas – 2021 | 97 x 125cm (38 x 49 inch) Unstretched. Signed on the Reverse of the canvas. No Hanging Hardware included. Shipped rolled with a certificate of authenticity. Cloudbusting is part of the artists Yielding collection – Paintings inspired by philosophies and ideas exploring softness as strength. “The softest thing overcomes the hardest” Lao Tsu These paintings take forms from water, clouds and mist – rolling movement and delicate brushwork swirl over the canvas. Cloudbusting is about rewriting our narratives, gently, we are so often swept up into the narratives of the headlines, and the ideas of others and our own fears that we forget that we have a choice on where we place our attention. The painting has a gentle dynamism, like a dance to shake the darkness away. From within and behind the rolling could forms a light bright orange form emanates like sunlight from the clouds. The title comes from the song by Kate Bush – The artist often finds that titles come into mind as she paints, and these lyrics were part of the inspiration. “But every time it rains You’re here in my head Like the sun coming out Ooh, I just know that something good is gonna happen I don’t know when But just saying it could even make it happen” Painted in the artists characteristic style, the colours are built up in layers, each responding to the one beneath, Genevieve Leavold works into the surface with immediacy, wet into wet paint which gives her work its flowing style. Your painting will carefully wrapped and will be shipped rolled, directly from the artists studio. It is signed on the reverse of the canvas and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.