Daeu Angert. On The Limit. 2023. While Waiting For The World To Cath Up Collection. Oil on canvas. 60 x 48 inches (152.4m x 121.92cm)
On The Limit unveils a journey to the authentic self. Abstract female figures emerge from the canvas, each a distinct phase of metamorphosis, unveiling an intimate process of self-discovery. With every angle painted, another layer of external imposition is stripped away, revealing a deeper, intrinsic identity.
Oil paints, meticulously applied, breathe life into the profound transition from the burden of external attributes to the clarity of self-realization. The artist is depicted “on the limit,” at the edge of profound self-revelation.
Each stroke narrates the complex path of shifting from external definitions to a grounded, authentic existence. This painting is not just a visual experience, but a soulful journey where the essence of the artist, unmasked and genuine, comes to light.
In this artful narrative, viewers are invited to a silent contemplation of their own journey towards authenticity. It’s an exploration of the constant oscillation between societal impositions and the unyielding pull towards the genuine self.