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Creatura 4

2011 – Oil on canvas – 170 x 250 cm (66.9 x 98.4 in)

A puddle of green paint. Out of it rises Model Natalia, her body partly painted green. Her gaze is alert, if not aggressive; she looks alike an unknown, predatory creature that rises from the primeval soup. Her unfiltered emotions radiate something animal. The color green associates original nature and regeneration, happiness and hope, but also crudeness and poison. Philipp Weber questions the origins of all life: Where do we come from? What are we now? Is our existence tamed by culture and society, or is it still determined by the same animal instincts and needs as with the first humans?

Inquiry Masterpiece