London, Kingsland Road

Nicola Green
The Body

20 November 2013 - 3 December 2014
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Overview

November 19, 2013 saw the unveiling of the first ever painted portrait of the super model Elle Macpherson. The portrait is the work of celebrated artist Nicola Green and was revealed in a special private view at the Australian High Commission, in the presence of the Australian High Commissioner, His Excellency, The Honourable Mike Rann, the model Elle Macpherson herself alongside the artist, Nicola Green.

The oil portrait of Elle has influenced the creation of four life-size prints, using the same silhouette with the cloth removed, juxtaposing the naked and clothed body. These works are one-off Pochoir prints; a stencilling technique which presaged silkscreen, employed by Soviet Revolutionary artists in large-scale works with crisp lines, geometric shapes in vibrant colours. The Pochoir prints complement the original painting and represent Nicola's further exploration into the human form. Each of the two-colour combinations allowed the artist to experiment with colour as a metaphor for qualities integral to Elle, as well as reflecting the essence of female energy and power.

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