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Mark Boshoff - Your Heart Is Mine | Contemporary Art Modern Art
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Mark Boshoff - "Your Heart Is Mine"

"Your Heart Is Mine"

Your Heart Is Mine
Oil on Canvas, US$ 674

Your Heart Is Mine

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Oil on Canvas
Oil on stretched canvas

W: 1020mm x H: 765mm x D: 40mm
W: 40" x H: 30" x D: 2"

Approx. Weight: 0.7kg

This work is unframed


US$ 674


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About "Your Heart Is Mine"

"Your heart is mine" - a statement found in history, archaeology, religion and relationships. The painting is allegorical in nature incorporating the statement as expressed by so many cultures, religions, lovers and manipulators.
A woman places her hand on her lover's heart and whispers the words in his ear. An endearment or a threat, possibly a warning? Are they equally in love or is she trying to manipulate him into staying even though his eyes do not meet hers but look for something new.
A tattoo on his arm of the Sacred Heart of Catholicism hints at Christianity's desire for Christ's heart/love and the need for the Christian to 'give' his heart to Christ.
Each balustrade is topped with a replica statue of Chacmool, the messenger of the Aztec gods, who transported the extracted the still beating hearts of the human sacrifices as offerings to the gods who claimed; "Your heart is mine" and treasured the blood sacrifices.

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About Mark

The play of light and dark on contours of objects, landscapes and figures is a constant source of inspiration.
I seek a narrative in fleeting moments of wonder and convey my thoughts in mark making, glazes and unseen brush strokes.

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US$ 53-674



B. Compt (Hons) CA(SA)

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