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The Art of Steven Kenny

Conjuring unique mythical atmospheres, artist Steven Kenny creates vivid portraits highlighting the turbulent relationship man has with nature. Focusing on this arcane struggle, figures, often females, are compositionally centered within natural landscapes or are paired with natural elements such as crowned nets of spider webs, equestrian torsos or collared by pale birds and squirrels. The exquisite oil paintings showcase his mastery of the medium whilst the narratives strive to “turn the lens around to look inward upon the stewardship of our own emotional, intellectual and psychological landscapes” in relation to the natural worlds in which we inhabit. View more of the luminous works after the jump.

Conjuring unique mythical atmospheres, artist Steven Kenny creates vivid portraits highlighting the turbulent relationship man has with nature. Focusing on this arcane struggle, figures, often females, are compositionally centered within natural landscapes or are paired with natural elements such as crowned nets of spider webs, equestrian torsos or collared by pale birds and squirrels. The exquisite oil paintings showcase his mastery of the medium whilst the narratives strive to “turn the lens around to look inward upon the stewardship of our own emotional, intellectual and psychological landscapes” in relation to the natural worlds in which we inhabit. View more of the luminous works below.

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