“Often it is the unfinished story that is more exciting than the story that divulges every detail. This traveling circus represents a snapshot in time. The lioness looks to the past and the bird messenger and rhinoceros look to the future, leaving their human companions to enjoy the present moment.” – Michael Parkes
Art appreciators will find that Michael Parkes art has much to convey through its bold and brilliant magic realism themes. The artist has a rare quality of developing his subjects through a painstaking yet rewarding process. In the end, you’re left with a motley of characters and elements that beautifully underline the artist’s mastery over his craft.
Traveling Circus captures an unusual yet intriguing narrative that the artist doesn’t reveal too much of. Viewers are left to enjoy the details of the ongoing story. In this art print, Parkes creates a symbolic representation of the past, present, and future. Muted metallic tones of copper and gold coalesce with shades of grey and ivory to create a mesmerizing perspective.
This giclée on paper highlights the artist’s proficiency in creating compelling, relatable portrayals. He effortlessly marries his knack for storytelling with a deep understanding of the human psyche in Traveling Circus.
Print that is signed and numbered by the artist.
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