KARL MAUGHAN FLORAL
It's difficult not to feel inspired when the flora and fauna outside are finally in full bloom and bursting with color. New Zealand-based artist Karl Maughan finds inspiration in the gardens surrounding him, both real and fabricated. Maughan started out working en plein air in New Zealand, but when he relocated to London he no longer had lush gardens at his disposal from which to work year-round. He began cataloguing gardens via photos which he now uses as inspiration. He pulls bits and…
Like the mythological Arcadia, the composite garden-scapes depicted by Karl Maughan do not exist in reality but come from the imagination of the artist. Using a palette of jewel-like hues, he paints flowers and foliage as they would be in an eternal garden – in bright, full bloom, untouched by time or decay.
Craig Potton Gallery + Store on Instagram: “We were thrilled to receive this beautiful new painting from Karl Maughan this week (the paint is still wet!) Open tomorrow (Sunday) 10-2…”
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