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The Donkey

David Gillanders
Acrylic on canvas
14 x 18 in. / 36 x 46 cm

From the paintings of the Lascaux Caves to the work of countless contemporary artists across the world, the relationship between animals and humans has been a subject in art since time immemorial. Here is a moment of attempted connection, where a donkey in a field approaches a fence where an anonymous human hand reaches out to touch it. What is being suggested by this strange interaction, with boldly coloured protagonists and a blurred monochrome landscape, vaguely reminiscent of an old photograph? In the painting, the desire for connection is unfulfilled.

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