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Long Pond Road April

$ 2,500
  • Description
    Landscape night road painting titled "Long Pond Road April" by Edie Nadelhaft. Oil on canvas. 12 x 12 inches

    Edie Nadelhaft's paintings focus on the visual nuances and psychological ambiguity of twilight. No people are pictured, but each composition preserves some residue of the human presence, depicting desolate stretches of rural highway, some capped by an apocalyptic canopy of clouds.

    Rendered in a manner best described as Perceptual Realism, Nadelhaft draws the viewer into the scene, showing just as much - or as little - sharp detail as a human eye can process in person. The point of view and style of painting takes into account the fleeting nature of impressions, especially those formed while driving in low light on unfamiliar roads.

    In some scenes, light is greatly diminished, but it is not quite dark enough to reap the full benefit of headlights. Buildings, trees and power lines appear and disappear in a murky, shimmering haze; nighttime is fluid, rife with intrigue and for some, even dread. But the dark can also provide a portal to the imagination, opening up new possibilities and potential. And for the artist, it brings an overwhelming sense of wonder and relief. The night - especially traveling at night - offers protection, a respite, like a spell that conjures a brief suspension of responsibility and time as one hurtles through space fully enveloped in the totality of that experience.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: Signature on back
    Origin: United States
    Period: New
    Materials: Oil on canvas
    Condition: New. Excellent
    Creation Date: 2021
    Styles / Movements: Conceptualism, Realism, Contemporary
    Incollect Reference #: 519011
  • Dimensions
    W. 12 in; H. 12 in;
    W. 30.48 cm; H. 30.48 cm;
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