The city is here inside

A city inside painting Marnie Pitts

"The city is here inside"

Oil on wood

80 x 60 cm
2012

I painted this about how we get caught up in the life of a city, how it can take over and we forget the importance of the natural world in our lives. This is a little reminder to retain some balance. Read more about the "While we are asleep" series here.

 

Sleeping through the quake

 

 

"Sleeping through the quake"
Acrylic on canvas
2012

One of the paintings from my “While we are asleep” series. We build cities that we think are indestructible. Sometimes nature or other events make us shockingly aware that this is not the case. Read more about this series here.