Mercedes

by Adam Chapman

A cool, smooth vision of movement depicting a night scene of Florence along one of its busiest streets.

2012, oil on canvas
2.5ft x 4ft

Using a blue monotone and fast, directional perspective, I aimed to portray the mature, calm atmosphere of a Florence night scene. The solitary automobile, the Mercedes-Benz (a common car to see driven in Italy) creates a dialogue of the economic excesses within the country.

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