Acrylic on canvas
75cm H x 65cm W
Framed in choice of matte black or Tasmanian oak float frame
Says Nunzio Miano of his work: “The Hurt is part of The Sicilians series, where I am reflecting on what I perceived was my primitive childhood yet only recently came to appreciate the rich and colourful culture. The works are brightly coloured and expressive, with underlying naïve compositions.”
As the son of Sicilian immigrants, living a dual existence in middle class Australian suburbia became the norm. Nunzio takes a deep dive into his personal journey, reflecting on his rich cultural heritage and upbringing. His work explores the idea of identity, but in particular, the facade that we use in society to mask their inner sensitivities and insecurities.
Signed on front
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