Original Work by Claire Milligan
"Introspection" is the name I have given to this majestic gorilla painting. With the dark and moody colour palette, I wanted to create an enigmatic atmosphere, capturing the gorilla in a moment of deep thought and introspection.
With the gorilla's intense gaze, half-hidden in darkness, I invite this painting to draw you into its world of profound contemplation. With a dark colour palette I wanted to accentuate the creature's introspective nature, leaving you wondering about the thoughts that occupy its mind and to create a narrative that symbolises the complexities of the gorilla's emotions and intelligence. I want to leave the interpretation of the gorilla's thoughts open to your imagination and for this painting to serve as a poignant reminder of the deep connection between humans and the animal kingdom, prompting you to reflect on the shared complexities of thought and emotion that bind all living beings together.
Size: 24" x 18"
Medium: Acrylic on linen