Midnight Calpol

2016, Oil on MDF, 450 x 600mm. Midnight Calpol is an interpretation of a small sketchbook drawing and one of a series of 450 x 600mm oil on MDF paintings. Madonna-esque in stature and with familiar composition, she more than implies 15th century Classicism.

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Midnight Calpol is an interpretation of a small sketchbook drawing and one of a series of 450 x 600mm oil on MDF paintings. Madonna-esque in stature and with familiar composition, she more than implies 15th century Classicism. I once romantically described her as a ‘Glorified portrait of maternity as the sum of all kindness. The hand that cures, the ideal of love and the constellation of true connection.’ A lofty sentiment, but, in reality, she's a knackered mum and you, a delirious child of night who can’t get enough from the painting…