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    Brave New World

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    5.00 (1 votes)
    Price: 1,950.00 USD
    Contact Email: meganburak18@gmail.com
    Added 2018-01-16 08:12:42
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    It started with a desire to make something with a dystopian/futuristic vibe while not being completely obvious about it. I wanted to create some sort of toxic world where you have to wear a gas mask to even go outside. It may not be obvious that this place has environmental dangers...but the girl can feel her throat tighten without the mask. She can feel the sun burn within seconds if the umbrella is lowered. She is a bit rebellious and naive and doesn't like to cover her entire body even though she knows the dangers. The outside world is potentially deadly...but it makes her feel alive.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist Megan Burak
    Country United States
    Width (inches): 24
    Height (inches): 36
    Media Oil
    Painting Genre: Representational: Figurative / Other
    Social Media Connect @: @https://www.facebook.com/meganburakart/



    Users' reviews


    Beautifully rendered and interesting. The painting makes me stop and really look at all the choices the artist made. Quite a beauty of a piece.

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