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The Feast

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Painting
Artist/Maker: Geerdes, Anna
Place Made: United Kingdom: Aberdeenshire, Gray's School of Art
Date: 2010
Media/Materials: acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: overall: 108 cm x 77.6 cm
Awards: RGU Drawing and Painting Purchase Award


Painting depicting a soil surface bearing many single earthworms.

Artist’s statement:

"The surface is the landscape
A landscape in fragments
A place with the illusion of timelessness

What hovers above and
What hides beneath
The surface?

The land is shifting underneath our feet.
Stitched up, named, numbered and overseen.

Is there any place that is neither mapped nor named?
Is there any place that is like the gap between heaven and earth?
Is there any place for the non-place, Utopia, where all things are possible?

Object Number: ABDRG2010.509