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Painting | Nina Cook

The Explanaratory Gap -seven

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Painting | Nina Cook

The Explanaratory Gap -seven

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oil on canvas

760 mm x 500 mm

In a world where we are constantly being objectified, groomed, and manipulated in shorthand, my paintings are a heartfelt letter in artful longhand.

Through these paintings I am attempting to relate with as much honesty and integrity as possible, my experience of being alive in the physical world. I would love if viewers experienced my work as a very genuine, personal, and respectful communication.

My hope is that, through observing the works the viewer feels a spark of recognition – the spark of ‘us’ and ‘home’ and how incredible and beautiful ‘we’ ‘I’ ‘it’ ‘us’ ‘our’ ‘whole’ are.


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Nina Cook

From her studio in Christchurch, Nina Cook creates technically exquisite artworks inspired by the land, birdlife and people of Aotearoa. Her curiosity and broad psychological and socio-political interests often lead her to communicate intense and psychologically complicated views of her subjects. Nina’s skill at accurately capturing her subject’s true spirit and her high degree of technical accomplishment has lead her work to be in high demand both within NZ and overseas.

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