22 x 29 cm | 8 x 11 in
Original painting in pen and acrylic over collaged text on plywood.
"A study of Frida Kahlo - Experimenting for large paintings and paying homage to her as a huge inspiration throughout my life."
Toni Cogdell paints portraits of unsaid moments and unseen thoughts, the poetry which resides in daily life and in transitory moments. There is a sense of universality, an interest in the human condition.. “The Water’s Gift” portrays a woman, lost in thought, painted in rich tones which complement and merge with the background. Cogdell’s figures stand in ambiguous settings emphasising an intent focus on the cerebral. Every piece is painted with a carefully balanced palette and distinctive, contemplative composition.
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