The Measure Of Life by Mark Sheeky

G144A The Measure Of Life
Oil on panel
Jun to Jul 2008, Size 396x295 mm

Detail from The Measure Of Life by Mark Sheeky

About this painting
What if a tape measure could measure life? Would the divisions be even? What mysteries and discoveries would lie along the numbers? That idea spawned this simple painting.

A tape measure starts at zero with an egg, then moves through the stages of life and death. A child reaches for it. A lightning flash plants a vine seed, and the scream of a gull shatters the picture into kites and diamonds before a tiny kite falls to the ultimate sunset, like a droplet of sand in a cosmic hourglass.

The Measure Of Life (Original)
Price: £420.00
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