original oil painting James Earley

Michael

Original Oil Painting

100cm x 76cm
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I met Michael in 2019 at Shoreditch in London. He was sat against a wall that was painted with the most colourful graffiti. Michael was exhausted and hungry. He had been on the streets for about 5 years and I felt that he had reached a point where he had now escaped to another world, he had given up on this world. Michael also suffered from mental health issues as so many of the homeless do. I have not seen Michael since July of this year despite going back to Shoreditch a number of times.
This painting ships flat. Signed on the front and framed
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Tags: homeless art, homelessness, hyperrealism art, mental health, realism

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