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The Story Wasn't Over by Toni Cogdell

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The Story Wasn't Over (2018)

Toni Cogdell

70 x 80 cm | 27 x 31 in

Subject: People
Tags: Portrait, Celebrity Culture, Poignant, Icons, Marilyn

Original painting in oil on deep edge canvas.

"The Story Wasn't Over. Words still hang above me, suspended by a tangle of hopeless threads. Our words. Unspoken. Words we had promised to speak, because we had time, We thought. We thought we had time, But Time had us."


Toni Cogdell

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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