Freewill

Edition of 5 ~ 27×40 inches

$1,400.00

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  • From a limited edition of 5 archival photographs
  • Signed by artist Aaron Knight
  • Image: 26.7×40 inches/68×102 cm
  • Paper: 28.7×42 inches/73×107 cm

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Large monochrome art nude

Two identical women share the featureless space of this large monochrome art nude photograph. One woman stands, holding a pistol. The other figure lays, lifelessly on the floor. There is no evidence of trauma, other than the violence implied by the poses and prop. We might likely interpret both figures as aspects of the same person, with one aspect metaphorically killed off by the other. Whether this symbolic act is right or wrong, intentional or self-sabotaging, is left to  our conjecture.

The ambiguity leaves room for us to create our own narrative, to invent our own reasons for what has transpired. Through the structure of this artwork we can express our own thoughts.

The narrative is darkly surreal, a fascinating dream that can be interpreted as disquieting or dramatically poignant.

The gun is a double-action revolver, with a hammer and six-shot cylinder. It is an icon of the American west as well as a frightening reminder of the fragility of life. The woman wielding this weapon strides away without any concern apparent in her face. Whatever has transpired here, she seems to be leaving it in her past.

This large monochrome art nude can be a thought provoking and impactful addition to your art collection.

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