Interestingly, he finds beauty (in my opinion) in the least expected places, like a slaughter room.
His palette of softer pastel colors work well to depict the coolness of the environment and his use of red seems even more effective contrasting the cool air with the flesh and blood of the the subjects.
Surface textures in his paint application further push a tension of the meats decorative beauty in freshly butchered flesh.
|Holstein Bulls oil on masonite 19 x 19 1/2 inches|
|Still Life with Lamb Heads oil on canvas mounted on panel 16 x 24 inches|
More about sean and his work can be found at : https://www.seankelleypaintings.com
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