Life is but a Dream
 

‘Life is but a Dream’ is the title of this body of work, completed over two years of extended lockdowns. Borrowed from the popular children’s rhyme, the words pertain to our humanity as we question our existential relevance in the bigger scheme of things and as we row our boat down a stream towards the unknown. Anchored in a reverence of the ever-changing atmospheric effects of water, the sea and sky, the pull of the tides by the moon; we dream. The work implies the nostalgia of memory, a connection beyond the self and struggle in the world, elevating above and into the landscape, sensing hope in the the fragility of the luminous, physical and momentary.

Sarah Bell is a painter who lives and works from Balnarring on the Mornington Peninsula,Victoria. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts and a Postgraduate Diploma of Education from Monash University. Bell has held four solo shows and participated in numerous group exhibitions.

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September Blue Moon I

September Blue Moon I

Enquiries below &Gallery. Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm, framed in natural oak

September Blue Moon I, in situ

September Blue Moon I, in situ

Available through &Gallery Australia. Enquiries, link below. Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm, framed in natural oak

Ultramarine and Vermillion, Night, study

Ultramarine and Vermillion, Night, study

$285. Oil on canvas. 20 x 20cm framed in oak to 23cm.

Ultramarine and Vermillion, Night, study in situ

Ultramarine and Vermillion, Night, study in situ

$285. Oil on canvas. 20 x 20cm framed in oak to 23cm.

SOLD September Blue Moon III

SOLD September Blue Moon III

Finalist in Omnia Art Prize. Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

SOLD September Blue Moon III in situ

SOLD September Blue Moon III in situ

Finalist in Omnia Art Prize. Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm

September Blue Moon IV

September Blue Moon IV

Enquiries below &Gallery Australia. Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm, framed in natural oak

September Blue Moon IV

September Blue Moon IV

Enquiries below &Gallery Australia. Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm, framed in natural oak

September Blue Moon II

September Blue Moon II

$650. Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm, framed in natural oak

September Blue Moon II, in situ

September Blue Moon II, in situ

$650.Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm, framed in natural oak

Sold. The Comfort of Dark, 3am

Sold. The Comfort of Dark, 3am

Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

Sold. The Comfort of Dark, 3am, in situ.

Sold. The Comfort of Dark, 3am, in situ.

Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

The Peace of Wild Things

The Peace of Wild Things

$1050. 60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in charcoal solid oak.

The Peace of Wild Things, in situ.

The Peace of Wild Things, in situ.

$1050. 60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in charcoal solid oak.

Pink Cumulous.

Pink Cumulous.

Enquiries & Gallery Australia below. 60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

Pink Cumulous.

Pink Cumulous.

Enquiries & Gallery Australia below. 60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

Colour all Around Me, You and Us.

Colour all Around Me, You and Us.

Inquiries through &Gallery Australia below. Oil on canvas. 60 x 60cm. Framed in natural oak.

Colour all Around Me, You and Us.

Colour all Around Me, You and Us.

Enquiries below &Gallery Australia. Oil on canvas. 60 x 60cm. Framed in natural oak.

The Nonchalance of Fog

The Nonchalance of Fog

$950. 60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

The Nonchalance of Fog, in situ.

The Nonchalance of Fog, in situ.

$950. 60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

Sold. Life is but a Dream.

Sold. Life is but a Dream.

$2150. 100cm x 100cm, Oil on linen, framed in natural oak.

Sold. Life is but a Dream. In situ.

Sold. Life is but a Dream. In situ.

$2150. 100cm x 100cm, Oil on linen, framed in natural oak.

Sold. Solstice Vigil

Sold. Solstice Vigil

$2150.100cm x 100cm, Oil on linen, framed in natural oak.

Sold. Solstice Vigil, in situ.

Sold. Solstice Vigil, in situ.

$2150. 100cm x 100cm, Oil on linen, framed in natural oak.

Sold. Study, September Moon

Sold. Study, September Moon

Oil on canvas. 20 x 20cm framed in oak to 23cm.

Sold. Study, September Moon in situ

Sold. Study, September Moon in situ

Sold. Moonlight and Waves in Ultramarine. In situ.

Sold. Moonlight and Waves in Ultramarine. In situ.

Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm, framed in natural oak

Sold.Moonlight and Waves in Ultramarine.

Sold.Moonlight and Waves in Ultramarine.

Oil on canvas. 40 x 50cm, framed in natural solid oak.

Sold. Edge of the World

Sold. Edge of the World

$950. 60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

Sold. Edge of the World, in situ.

Sold. Edge of the World, in situ.

$950. 60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak.

Sold by &Gallery Australia. Cumulonimbus, Sea Fog and Rising Moon.

Sold by &Gallery Australia. Cumulonimbus, Sea Fog and Rising Moon.

76 x 76cm, oil on canvas

Sold. Silent Rain

Sold. Silent Rain

Oil on canvas. 76 x 76cm framed in oak. Available through &Gallery Australia. Enquiries, link below.

Sold. High Tide, White Horses

Sold. High Tide, White Horses

60cm x 60cm. Oil on canvas, framed in natural oak. Available through &Gallery Australia. Enquiries, link below.

Sold. Blue Day Over the Island

Sold. Blue Day Over the Island

Oil on canvas. 76 x 76cm framed in oak. Available through &Gallery Australia. Enquiries, link below.