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Vintage painting, custom cut MDF, acrylic paint on canvas

55 x 87cm


A found vintage oil painting and acrylic painted wood on canvas with a three-dimensional element. The work is mounted behind glass within a white, wooden frame.

This mid-century find was painted by an unknown artist. It has been divided into sections and then raised on wooden panels. Laser-cut MDF strips, painted in complimentary colours, dissect the ocean scene and create a sense of movement.

This work is part of a series of pieces appropriating old oil paintings and giving them a new lease of life for a contemporary audience.

© Adam Robinson