Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

  • Elli Maanpää, Acrylic paint on wooden board, 30x30cm, 2020

  • Elli Maanpää: Fetching the Moon, Acrylic paint on wooden board, 30x30cm, 2020

  • Elli Maanpää: In The Meadow, Acrylic paint on wooden board, 30x30cm, 2020

  • Elli Maanpää: There’s Not Such Thing As Free Bucket, Acrylic paint on wooden board, 30x30cm, 2020

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World Anew

2020
Art
Painting

WORLD ANEW

Elli Maanpää 2020 // 3 acrylic paintings on board

With these paintings my aim was to invite people to see the world anew. Dog ball can be the size of the Moon. Maid IS the meadow. Playing with the point of view is something that is often done in 2D animation.

Finland has a history with free buckets. So I made my own “free bucket” to give away from the exhibition Pinnan yli. The painting also comments on the fact that no bucket is free for real. They need nature resources and energy to make. Afterwards they take storage in our home. Before I run to line up for the next free bucket I’m going to ask myself: “Is it really something I NEED if I only want it for FREE?”

I used dried painting scraps from my painting palette in the “There’s Not Such Thing As Free Bucket” and “In The Meadow” -paintings.

EXHIBITIONS

  • 18.-23.2.2020, Pinnan Yli, Galleria Albert IX, Helsinki