Title: Phillip
Year of Creation: 2024
Medium: Acrylic and Printed Paper
Dimensions: 36 inches x 48 inches
Sale Price: $5,400 USD
Edition Type: Unique, 1 of 1
Current Location: New York, NY, USA

“Phillip” by Gina Keatley

“Phillip,” a compelling piece from Gina Keatley’s “Atmospheric Fauna” series, is named in honor of an influential figure who played a crucial role in a secret government program involving UFO technology. This 48 by 36-inch acrylic painting captures the essence of organic, unseen entities detectable only through advanced sensors, reflecting the mysterious and often concealed nature of UFO phenomena.

The central figure in “Phillip” emerges as a dynamic, swirling mass of light and shadow, depicted in shades of white and gray against a dark, brooding background. The ethereal form appears to be in constant motion, symbolizing the elusive and ever-present nature of these entities that seamlessly transition between the sky and water.

Keatley’s vigorous brushstrokes and splatters infuse the painting with a sense of energy and movement, echoing the clandestine activities of technological advancements related to UFO phenomena. The contrast between the bright central figure and the dark backdrop highlights the tension between visibility and concealment, a nod to the hidden technologies and knowledge of the past.

“Phillip” evokes curiosity and contemplation about the hidden dimensions of our world and the technologies that reveal them. The painting’s striking visual impact and layered textures invite viewers to reflect on the secretive and transformative processes of technological discovery. This piece stands out in the “Atmospheric Fauna” series, showcasing Keatley’s ability to blend historical themes with contemporary artistic expression, making “Phillip” a profound and thought-provoking work.