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Tony Beaver: Guinea Pig – figurative painting

Tony Beaver: Guinea Pig – figurative painting
  • Painting of a Guinea Pig by Tony Beaver


Oil on canvas

61cm x 40cm



In stock

Free-floating, beyond the reach of words, Tony’s paintings materialise profound sensations of ‘the real’ which touch on death, loss and longing but feel ultimately life-affirming.

These themes can be seen in his Guinea Pig series. These small creatures with their cute, shiny eyes, endear themselves to the many families whose homes they inhabit during their short lives. As pets, love runs deep and the animals play a significant role in introducing children to the rich circle of life. It is the transience and depth of this relationship that really interests Tony, as affections are swiftly transferred to the next small creature once death has played its part. Tony uses scale, light and dark to effectively communicate these themes, often painting a tiny guinea pig with bright eyes set within a large dark void.

Read more about Tony Beaver, his background, awards and previous exhibitions

Read our interview with the artist in the featured artist section of the website

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