‘Softer than Shadow’ by Emma Black
Artist: Emma Black
Title: ‘Softer than Shadow’
Medium: Oil on cradled wood
Dimensions: 12″ x 12″
Framing: Unframed – Ready to hang
Year of Creation: 2023
About the Artwork:
Softer Than Shadow is inspired by the changes that we encounter in life, that creep upon us so gently that we hardly notice them at all. The flora and fungi grow on the figure gradually changing them into a new person, whether for better or for worse is always unknown.
About the Artist:
Emma Black is a UK based artist. She graduated in 2012 from the University of Westminster with a First Class honours degree in Illustration, and in 2016 from the Cambridge School of Art with a MA in Fine Art. The unknown, whether an aspect of the physical world or a limitation of the human mind, is the main starting point for her work. Using mainly traditional media and autobiographical themes, her practice explores notions of The Uncanny, human subconscious and our relationship to death and the natural world.