Stalker by Rosie Snell

This work depicts a tank emerging from a sunlit forest glade.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
163 x 163 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,782 ( Total: £7,128)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Rosie Snell

The functional form of the tank is disguised by the machine’s camouflage – the natural forms and colours of nature have been appropriated by a machine as a form of concealment. Snell uses different techniques to paint the landscape and the tank to create a highly illusionistic painting. Snell’s interest in military machinery began whilst she was a student living and working in Norwich. The number of British and American military establishments in the East Anglia means that such sights are not uncommon.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Entry details

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