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Strange Perspective on God

Date made: 1990s

Description: The painting depicts a mystical/ surreal ascene with a naked bearded male stood waist deep in water with a light bulb above his head and a circle of apples. The painting appears to be influenced by the Surrealist artist Magritte and contains Surrealist visual references to God/ Christ. These references include: baptism of Christ (figure in water), figure is giving the sign of peace/ benediction (right hand), Christ as the 'Light of the World' (light bulb), original sin (apples), cruciform/ cross shapes in water.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 104 cm x 74.5 cm

Materials: oil on canvas

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2007-0257


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