Joie de Vivre by Maureen Chatfield(440 views)
Titled Joie de Vivre, French for "zest for life," this work's bright and exuberant colors, as well as uplifting shapes and patterns, speak to the richness of life. They mean to remind us of the importance in seeing the beauty in joyous moments and taking full advantage of the wondrous gifts life has to offer.
Chatfield considers her works "intuitive responses to the myriad forces that shape my life?emotions that translate into color, visual memories of forms and color relationships found in the landscape, and personal stories from my past".
Dimensions: 40 x 40 in.
Artist or Maker: Maureen Chatfield (American, b. 1948)
Medium: oil on canvas