niall ashley

acrylic, oil stick and spray paint on canvas
134.0 x 143.7 cm

artificial flowers are intriguing, symbolically representing life yet crafted from the deadest of plastics. our family home was surrounded by them, complemented with a cheap print of Vangoh's 'vase of flowers'. i realised I haven't seen that many real flowers being in the city. so once this painting goes on the art market and sells for a price, I can claim that I was once the owner of some real flowers. ultimately, just like the real ones do, they only stayed with me for a short time.

NOTE: still currently in the transition phase of becoming real.