Painting of the Day

5 Jan

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Even in our weakness and suffering Christ loves us and calls on us to trust Him. by Elizabeth Wang. Oil on panel, 1995. Currently belongs to a private collection.

My comments:

This is another artist with very little information about her available online since she does not have any of her art in a museum or gallery. But I like Wang’s art very much. It brings up an interesting difference from many other artworks because Wang’s artworks’ titles are an important part of understanding or interpreting the paintings. Whereas many artworks have merely descriptive titles or no titles at all, Wang’s titles are quite long and give the painting a whole new meaning that may not have been clear, especially if the viewer isn’t aware that apparently all (or at least the ones of which there is an image available online) of Wang’s paintings carry a Christian theme. 

Anyway, I love the way Wang applied the blue paint to the canvas, in a way that is smooth yet very painterly at the same time.

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One Response to “Painting of the Day”

  1. tara January 7, 2013 at 12:44 am #

    how did you discover this artist? I never heard of her.

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