AUCTION OF ‘THE UNKNOWN’. IN AID OF THE BORN FREE FOUNDATION
COMMISSIONED BY VIRGINIA MCKENNA. COLLECTION OF JOANNA LUMLEY
‘THE UNKNOWN’ COMMISSIONED BY VIRGINIA MCKENNA. COLLECTION OF JOANNA LUMLEY
Swarovski crystals, rhinestones, acrylic & oil paint on box canvas. 51 x 51 inches (130cm x 130cm) 2016. U.K. “The Unknown” is an allegorical painting about power disparities. It focuses on the “Little Five”: Leopard Tortoise, Elephant Shrew, Rhino Beetle, Buffalo Weaver and Ant Lion, as opposed to the usual “Big Five” who, this time, are hidden in the Rousseau inspired background.