40" X 48" oil on canvas
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The story point ...
Sirens series ... The decision which would define her, has come and gone. Sarah had chosen life, with the surrender of her own. With her sacrifice, the promise of her ancestors is finally realized. Mark Heine
Writing has long been a integral part of Mark Heine's creative process. In the pursuit of his original artistic voice, Mark's writing has evolved to become the driving force behind his work and has led him to envision a world of his own creation. Sirens, the culmination of 35 years exploration, is inspired by the sea-nymphs, made famous in Homer's Odyssey. These underwater visions of mythological muse are rooted in the moments of an ongoing and developing fictional narrative. This complex narrative, involving human evolution and our natural environment, is the unifying conceptual thread that ties these surreal visions.