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Carol Bennett

"Amy Being Cool" black and white oil painting of a woman swimming underwater, 2019

Oil on Panel
18 × 18 in
45.7 × 45.7 cm
This is a unique work.
$4,200
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Edgartown
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Eisenhauer Gallery
Edgartown
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"I throw myself into the water almost every day- it grounds me, the body floats and the mind …

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"I throw myself into the water almost every day- it grounds me, the body floats and the mind drifts.
The "Swimmer series" has followed me over the years, resurfacing and evolving. Presently I'm working on wood, I'm intrigued by wood grain swirling like water and how that ground moves through the …

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Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
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Frame
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Carol Bennett
American, b. 1954
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Exposing the properties of light and its interactions with different materials, Carol Bennett explores luminosity through paintings and glass works. Her paintings of female swimmers underwater, with their diffracted forms and suspended rays of light, position the sun’s rays as material and tangible, while her glass works, which feature colored glass and metallic coatings, react to changing natural light and incorporate the surrounding landscape. Based in Hawaii, Bennett is inspired by the way minor events can coalesce to affect greater change. Having previously worked as a stage-set designer and billboard painter, Bennett became accustomed to working with small details to build a larger work of art that is interesting both up close and from afar.

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About the work
Eisenhauer Gallery
Edgartown
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"I throw myself into the water almost every day- it grounds me, the body floats and the mind …

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"I throw myself into the water almost every day- it grounds me, the body floats and the mind drifts.
The "Swimmer series" has followed me over the years, resurfacing and evolving. Presently I'm working on wood, I'm intrigued by wood grain swirling like water and how that ground moves through the …

Read more
Medium
Painting
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Carol Bennett
American, b. 1954
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Exposing the properties of light and its interactions with different materials, Carol Bennett explores luminosity through paintings and glass works. Her paintings of female swimmers underwater, with their diffracted forms and suspended rays of light, position the sun’s rays as material and tangible, while her glass works, which feature colored glass and metallic coatings, react to changing natural light and incorporate the surrounding landscape. Based in Hawaii, Bennett is inspired by the way minor events can coalesce to affect greater change. Having previously worked as a stage-set designer and billboard painter, Bennett became accustomed to working with small details to build a larger work of art that is interesting both up close and from afar.

Carol Bennett

"Amy Being Cool" black and white oil painting of a woman swimming underwater, 2019

Oil on Panel
18 × 18 in
45.7 × 45.7 cm
This is a unique work.
$4,200
Ships from Edgartown, MA, US
Shipping: $100 domestic only
location
Edgartown
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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