Gallery: Out in the Meadows by artist Alexandra Klimas

Dutch artist Alexandra Klimas combines oil and canvas to create a collection of beautiful livestock paintings, inspired by her lifelong fascination with cows, sheep and other farm animals

 

 

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Alexandra Klimas lives and works in the Netherlands. She paints oil portraits of farm animals, focusing predominantly on cows as her main subject matter.

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Although farm animals have featured in artworks throughout history, it is the detail of Klimas’ work – partly attributed to a lifelong fascination with cows, sheep and other livestock – that sets her apart from other artists.

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Adele the Cow ©Alexandra Klimas

Pastoral grazing is thought to be in decline throughout the Netherlands and much of Europe, with many animals, such as pigs, increasingly reared indoors. This change of state in farming is another inspiration for Klimas, whose paintings are delivered with astounding realism.

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Melissa the Cow ©Alexandra Klimas
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Sheep in a Lovely Meadow ©Alexandra Klimas
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Lobke the Cow © Alexandra Klimas  
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Ella and Lily the Cows ©Alexandra Klimas
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Jessica the Cow ©Alexandra Klimas
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Mia the Cow ©Alexandra Klimas
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Eliza the Sheep ©Alexandra Klimas
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Saskie the Cow ©Alexandra Klimas
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Cows in Landscape ©Alexandra Klimas
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Susan the Cow ©Alexandra Klimas
How to see the paintings

This November, Out in the Meadows, a collection of Klimas’ most recent paintings, will be exhibited at the John Davies Galley in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.

WHERE

The Old Dairy Plant

Fosseway Business Park, Stratford Road

Moreton-in-Marsh

Gloucestershire

GL56 9NQ

WHEN

Private view

Saturday, 4 November, 11am – 5pm

Sunday, 5 November, 11am – 3pm

Wine 11.30am – 1.30pm

Public view

The Exhibition continues through to 25 November 

Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

Contact

Tel: 01608 652255

email: gallery@johndaviesgallery.com

Discover more exhibitions and crafts here.

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Main image ©Alexandra klimas