WWW... The Wowing World

WWW... The Wowing World

Inspired by the global emoji phenomenon this piece is an expressionist version of the wow emoji, with mouth wide open - shocked and staring in awe, and in this case and orientation it's staring at the viewer/s. Connotations extend to a tongue-in-cheek statement on the the political correctness of the new emojis that have been updated (2015) to depict different skin colours / races / ethnicities. So the expression embodies a face of all of us in one form. We are all one. If you look closely there is a multitude of smaller faces that make up the larger face which fills the canvas. Humans are one of a kind - an organism that, as a whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This painting works visually in every orientation. 

  • Size: 125 x 200 x 4.5cm.

    Medium: Acrylic on canvas.

    Weight: 4.95kg.

    Material: High-quality heavy canvas.

    Frame: Strong and rigid hand-made timber frame.

    Installation: D-rings and braided synthetic string ready to hang.

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