wild,Louise McNaught,

The Wild Is Calling


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The wild Is Calling

The wild is calling is from Louise’s ‘wild’ series, which are about nature wearing the colours of man like war paint, trying to adapt to man’s intervention. The fluorescent paint also looks like energy radiating from the animal as it is painted on the places she finds most intense. Louise uses a lot of stags in her work as they are so majestic and pure, like they are wearing ornate crowns on their heads. They are powerful and yet so peaceful. She¬†loves that juxtaposition and how they are symbolic of standing your own ground and overcoming life’s obstacles. Louise¬†believes she is also drawn to stags as it’s the Scottish in her and she just loves their anthropomorphic qualities. When they stare at you it’s like they are staring into your soul…

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