Family is a signed limited edition print in two sizes, based on the original painting by Alexander Millar.
Boutique Giclee Print on Paper £445
Dimensions 55cm wide x 39cm high - Editions 295
The 'boutique' collection consists of a handful of the most popular limited edition prints, produced on a slightly reduced scale for those who wish to fill a smaller space with vibrant artwork. Alexander's 'gadgies' are the focus of this collection - all in happy situations.
Standard Giclee Print on Paper £645
Dimensions 80cm wide x 55cm high - Editions 195
“With so much change in the world at the moment, there’s a natural desire to hanker back to simpler times when the family provided constancy and certainty.
For so many of us growing up in the baby boomer years, the family was a fairly straightforward unit, but no matter the make up of the family (and the extended family) - memories of the family can provide happy, nostalgic reminiscences that help us navigate the world today
Some of my happiest times as a child, would be when we enjoyed a rare day out. In this work I've even included the pet cat, though I doubt the cat (or the dog) joined us on excursions.”
Alexander Millar’s paintings manage to trigger memories of dads, mams, grandads, grans, aunties, uncles and old neighbours. His work allows the viewer to tap into an emotional well that evokes memories of a parent or grandparent, almost smelling the damp wool and cigarette smoke of the working man (and woman).
He captures moments in time when ‘gadgies’ are pushing bikes uphill, gossiping on street corners, sauntering along canal paths or heading through factory gates.
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