Flamenco I by Chris Spring, 2023
Wax, ink, oil and charcoal on paper
41 x 29 cm
Ignite your senses with "Flamenco I," a compelling life drawing by Chris Spring. This piece captures the fiery essence of the flamenco dance through the interplay of wax, ink, oil, and charcoal on paper.
Chris Spring's talent shines in the authenticity and immediacy captured in this piece, drawn from a live model embodying the flamenco's passionate movements. The wax adds a tactile quality, while the fluidity of the ink channels the swift and precise gestures characteristic of the dance. Oil brings depth and intensity to the artwork, mirroring the dramatic atmosphere of a flamenco performance, and charcoal outlines the power and grace of the dancer's form with striking contrast.
"Flamenco I" is a celebration of movement, rhythm and poise, inviting viewers to hear the unseen music and feel the stomps and swirls of the dancer's feet.
Ideal for enthusiasts of dance, culture, and expressive art, "Flamenco I" will transport you to a world where art and performance intertwine, offering a daily dose of passion and beauty.
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About Chris Spring
Dr Chris Spring is an artist, writer and curator based at the West London Art Factory. He has curated many exhibitions at the British Museum and other venues, most of which featured work by contemporary artists of African heritage. His award winning books include Angaza Afrika: African Art Now and African Textiles Today.
Chris is an ambassador for The Africa Centre, London, and a trustee of the October Gallery and of Jose Hendo's 'Bark to the Roots'. His first novel, Ted and Pterry, was published in 2022 and two others are in the pipeline.