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Nova Corona and more art by Luke Piper

Nova Corona, March 2020
55 x 57 cm (h x w)
GBP 3 100
Watercolour
gouache & ink on Arches Aquarelle 300gsm CP
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This is one of the first planet paintings from the Covid series. Referencing the word corona as in the sun the image is of a powerful, raging and terrifying ball of energy in deep space. At the same time the corona refers to the crown surrounding the corona virus.

Some planet paintings look like they could be the viewed through the lens of a telescope or a microscope with a sense of projected or magnified objects in the darkness yet they all relate to places, byways and ley lines, themes of previous works. The paintings are concerned not only with the current crisis, but with the internal anxiety of human existence as our impact on planet earth and the dissonance this causes, becomes increasingly apparent.

more from Luke Piper

Summer Woodland, Chesterblade, June 2020
65 x 74 cm (h x w)
Watercolour
gouache & ink on Arches Aquarelle 356 gsm CP

Summer Lane, June 2020
56 x 76 cm (h x w)
Watercolour
Gouache
pastel & ink on Arches Aquarelle 300gsm CP

Songline Meiosis lll, April 2020
60 x 60 cm (h x w)
Oil on 365gsm Aquarelle Arches paper laid on board with ink & coloured resin. Integral frame

Songline Meiosis ll, April 2020
60 x 60 cm (h x w)
Oil on 365gsm Arches paper laid on board with coloured resin

Songline ll, St Michael's..., April 2020
61 x 61 cm (h x w)
Watercolour
Gouache
pastel ink & clear resin on paper mounted on board

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