Original Oil Painting

Oil On Canvas 

52cm X 76cm

Created 2022

I met Yasin Ali on the remote and isolated island of Adorshogram Char. Yasin is 66 and like many of the elderly residents of these islands he had suffered with cataracts. Previously it was extremely difficult to have this condition treated because it was such a long and difficult process to get to a hospital on the mainland and such trips proved too expensive for many of these residents so when Friendship started to introduce floating ships that proved far more accessible to the local community many of the residents were able to get their conditions treated. Yasin was one of many residents of Adorshogram Char who had finally had his cataract treated. 

I wanted to create a painting that explored every wrinkle on the face of Yasin and every line of stress and anxiety against a background of darkness and yet these defined spheres glow in the foreground reflecting the definition of his eyes and the certainty that Yasin’s condition is now improving and ultimately casting a ray of light and hope on Yasin. 

The painting is an original oil painting, it is framed in a bespoke wooden frame, will come with a signed certificate of authenticity and delivery is free.

All the proceeds of sale of the painting will go to www.friendship.ngo

“Yasin” is also available as a signed limited edition print, please see the “Bangladesh and Climate Change” series on the limited edition print section of the website

If you would like to commission a portrait please contact James by email james@jamesearleyartist.com or by mobile 0044 7551616352.

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