Sherin Shefik

The Wedding Day
spray paint, oil and acrylic on canvas
28 x 39 in.

Sherin Shefik is a self-taught, abstract painter from the UK. Emotionally charged, her vibrant mixed media paintings explore concepts and meaning. Sherin believes that art has a unique capacity to capture the essence of an idea in a way that logic and reason cannot. She is also a lawyer, Fulbright scholar, yoga teacher and poet.

The Wedding Day: During the Covid lockdown, many married couples are spending more time together in their homes. They are forced to look each other straight in the eyes again – no distractions – like they did on their wedding day. Are they seeing their own reflection in each other’s eyes…? Are they trying to establish once again whose identity is whose…?”

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© Sherin Shefik