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    in the fairytale forest

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    Added 2019-03-29 05:44:05
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    A female figure - the shape subtly reminiscent of a fly agaric - forms the focus of the painting. The forest scene opening in front of her seems to be rooted in reality, but at the second glance it looks strangely like a fairytale - as if stemming from a childlike imagination - almost surreal. Light and shadow are chosen so that a noticeable pull into the work arises. The stage-like presentation reinforces this impression and gives a theatrical effect. Composition and presentation work hand in hand to convey the image's idea: the deep-seated desire to escape the sometimes tiring and drab everyday life.

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    Name of Artist: Anja Barth
    Width (inches): 31,5
    Height (inches): 23,6
    Media: Oil
    Country: Germany
    Painting Genre: Representational: Figurative / Other


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    The colors, light and composition are yummy

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