Sun and moon flower


Artist:

Style: Fauvism

Genre: figurative painting

Technique: oil

Material: board

Dimensions: 31 x 54.5 cm

For Pinker, humour was an integral part of the conceptualisation of his painting. In Sun and moon flower, he plays with words, form and colour by juxtaposing an orange disc-like sun not with a glowing full moon, as might be expected, but rather with a view of a moonflower, which only blooms at night, seen from below.

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