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Swallowing Nevermore

Jessica McVicker

"Swallowing Nevermore" is about experiencing death in childhood. The dandelions that are being desperately held by the child is a personal allegory about making wishes. The swallows are meant to symbolize the flying or departure of the departed spirit and perhaps of also hope. The boy is wearing a cape that says he can be strong and get through these troubled times and be his own hero within it all. The painting has thick sides painted black making it so you do not need to frame the painting.
  • 2D Works
  • Acrylic on birch panel
  • 2021
  • 60.96 x 60.96 x 5.08 cm
    24 x 24 x 2 inch

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