mihyun maria kim Canada Painting

Lilac

Oil on Canvas 2017

100cm x 100cm

A part of a series of figurative paintings completed in an artist residency near Paris, 2017.  This figure was inspired by one of Toulouse-Lautrec's works, and the colours were a representations of the lilacs that were in first bloom in early April as the winter faded in the botanical garden nearby.  She sits facing a corner of the walls, which can be interpreted and read in various ways vy the viewer.