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Not just a rose©

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A flower is just a flower. But the manner in which an artist uses shapes can convey more than the literal content of the painting.

Don't you gaze at the hollowed centers of the opened petals and feel as if you could fall inside?
There is a strong sense that you are entering into this rose, but you also get a sense that inside is a whole new universe open to us.

Once you grasp how an artist plays with shapes to convey another layer of meaning it can open up a universe of deeper insight and, sometimes, powerfully erotic subtexts.

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Acrylic on Studio wrapped canvas
Dimensions:24'x24'"(61x61cm) cm)
Painting continues around the sides, so you can enjoy this painting without a frame.

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Copyright Olga van Dijk 2007
All rights reserved.
Unauthorized copying or use of images is prohibited.
This is another OlgArtsProduction©2007 ______________________________________

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Doris Blessington 19 Jun 2011

Your art is a joy to behold, Olga! Breathtakingly beautiful!

Artist Reply: Doris, thank you so much for your wonderful compliment! Love and Light, Olga

Wia Kotze 24 Oct 2010

Stunning!

Artist Reply: Thank you Wia!

Terry Bullard 29 Mar 2010

I love ALL you flower works! How amazing! adding you to my artist watch list =]

Artist Reply: Wow.... thank you Terry!

debi day 06 Nov 2009

amazing olga. great job

Maureen Bloesch 02 Jul 2009

lovely!