Extraordinary artwork for sale: The MYTH OF THE UNICORN by Selina Scerri
The Myth of the Unicorn by Selina Scerri
The painting â€˜ The myth of the unicornâ€™ by Selina Scerri was painted at the MCA (Malta Contemporary Art) studio in Marsa when she was one of the ten artists selected to work on a project for an exhibition that was to open the Malta Contemporary Art new space at the St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity , Castille Place, Valletta in January 2010.
Selina painted the painting during the three months leading to the exhibition and was inspired by the surroundings of Marsa, of which horses are a common feature.
Departing from reality into a realm of fantasy and spirituality, the artist depicted horses of a caruosel all in pink and of plastic except for one. The main horse is in fact a unicorn, symbolizing marriage love, truth and strength, amongst all the fakes around, coming into the woman's life to save her. It is the right one, amongst a circus act which causes a total upheaval of the present situation bringing the woman back to her real self.
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The work which is approximately 3 meters by 2 meters in size, costs 12,000 euros and is the outcome of 3 months of full time work.