Words about A Painting

About the Painting “She’s Come Undone” by Natalie Incorvaia.

The Painting is on a 54″ x 36″ hand-stretched canvas, the mediums are: acrylic and oil paint, glitter, glue, and rhinestones. It was finished in 2015.

When I have an idea for a painting, I like to set up photoshoots with the products to determine how I want the outcome. It was a lot of fun in this instance to pour syrup all over the place and then decide which picture lent the most to my message: I want to convey the absurdity of the things we choose to eat: “lite” syrup, strawberry syrup, while also using these food products to physically represent the feeling of “she’s come undone.” When feelings are BOTTLED up for too long for whatever reasons, they are bound to burst forth in messy ways.

In this painting, I incorporated glitter and rhinestones that punctuated the childlike hues and style of this painting, thus while being easy on the eyes and playful, is also talking of deeper issues in the human psyche.

-Natalie M. Incorvaia