16″ x 20″
“Bleeding Heart Yellow” is a profound art piece that encapsulates the emotions born from pandemic-induced loss. The artwork showcases a striking bleeding heart symbol rendered in shades of yellow and green.
The dominant yellow hues evoke a sense of hope, brightness, and optimism. It symbolises the resilience and strength of the human spirit, reflecting the determination to find light amidst the darkness of grief and uncertainty. The yellow colour resonates with the collective longing for healing and a brighter future during the challenging times of the pandemic.
Intermingled with yellow, greens were incorporated, representing growth, renewal, and harmony. Green signifies the natural world’s unyielding ability to regenerate, offering a metaphor for human resilience and the capacity to find solace and peace amidst loss. It represents the cyclical nature of life, acknowledging that even in the face of tragedy, life continues to bloom and thrive.
“Bleeding Heart Yellow” embodies the complexities of human emotions experienced during the pandemic, encapsulating both the sorrow of loss and the hope of renewal. It serves as a visual testament to the interconnectedness of our feelings, reminding us that grief and hope can coexist. The artwork invites viewers to acknowledge the power of the human heart to endure, heal, and find strength in unity, as they navigate the profound emotional landscape brought about by the pandemic’s impact on our lives.
“Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” Charles Dickens, Great Expectations