Hangama Amiri

At the Edge of the Shore | 2013

At the Edge of the Shore is a painting series, based on a one-year exploration of the spatial experience of the South Shore landscape. Each of the paintings in the series, large and small scale canvases, depict Lunenburg’s history, culture, and natural beauty. They render these elements into works which contain strong social commentary through recognizing colour and landscape as part of that social fabric. The works in At the Edge of the Shore use a pastiche of styles, combining representation and abstraction; flat planes of colour, geometric shapes, expressive mark making, distorted perspectives and monumental scale on canvas. The artwork embraces the local landscape and draws association with the community, specifically by focusing on history, social interaction and architectural space.

Green Forest, Pink Reflection, Oil & screen-print on canvas, (4'x3.5')

Dock on the Ocean, Oil, acrylic & screen-print on canvas, (3'x3')

Summer Wind, Oil, acrylic & screen- print on Canvas, (4' x 4')

Bluenose II, Oil & acrylic on  canvas, (4' x 4')

At the Edge of the Shore, Oil,  acrylic & s-print on canvas, 4'x4'

View from Here, Oil & screen-print on canvas, (3' x 3')

Away from Home, Oil, acrylic & screen-print on canvas, (4'x3.5')

Gold Sun, Silver Ocean,  Oil on canvas, (1.5' x 2.5')

An Echo #1, Oil, acrylic & screen- print on canvas, (1.5' x 1.5')

An Echo #2, Oil & screen-print on  canvas, (1.5' x 1.5')

An Echo #3, Oil & screen-print on  canvas, (1.5' x 1.5')

Near Stonehurst, Oil & screen-print on canvas, (21'' x 24'')

Resting in Blue Rocks, Oil and ink  on canvas, (18'' x 14'')

Stonehurst Evening, Oil & acrylic on canvas, (2' x 2')

Stonehurst #1, Oil & ink on Canvas, (18'' x 14'')

Stonehurst #2, Oil, acrylic & ink  on Canvas, (18'' x 14'')

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