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Recovery on the Orange Couch

Oil on Stretched Canvas

$ 3,000.00

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Artist:
Cheryl Reed
This artwork is part of: VAS Norma Bull Scholarship Award Exhibition 2021

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This picture depicts a person in drug and alcohol recovery who also has a broken leg. The picture is designed to show how we find it easier to relate to a physical illness than an addiction. Like the sitter, the dog too sits in the shadows of the addiction. The dog is turned away from the sitter to suggest a sense of uneasiness. The sitter, aware of their ambiguous social position, faces the viewer full on, with an open posture and resigned smile despite the surrounding darkness.

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Acknowledgment of traditional owners.

We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.