‘The Origin of Life’ by Phuong Nguyen
Artist: Phuong Nguyen
Title: ‘The Origin of Life’
Medium: Watercolour on Fabriano 300gsm Paper
Dimensions: 22″ x 15″
Year of Creation: 2019
About the Artwork:
“My inspiration for this piece came from a documentary about the deep sea, in which the scientists suggested that deep sea hydrothermal vents were the birthplace of life.” – Phuong Nguyen
About the Artist:
Phuong Nguyen (aka Jacquell) is a Vietnamese self-taught painter originally from Saigon, Vietnam and currently living in Bologna, Italy.
Her works focus on feminine beauty and she works mainly with watercolor with a keen dedication for details and delicate brush strokes. Set in a dark yet poetic world, Phuong’s artworks embrace her oriental origin, the harmony between human and nature and how such coexistence embodies certain subtle, clandestine message.