54 x 36 cm | 20 x 13 in
Original painting in oil on canvas, presented in a white wooden frame.
"This still life oil painting shows an arrangement of varnishing and framing tools. The composition is 'as found' with only minor adjustments. The warm lighting and mellow tones pull together the scattered array and form a unified composition."
The paintings of Johnny Morant are beautifully conceived, figurative forms which generate a dream-like pliancy. The use of pastel, soporific colouring contrasted with deep flesh tones and warm shadows allude to a sensation of an encompassing light. The figure, whose gaze always eludes us, dissipates into the background releasing the form into new dimensions of space.