Paintings

Paintings
Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Panel
Portrait of a Tibetan Pilgrim
2012
Oil on Panel
16" x 20"
$2400.

I photographed this pilgrim in Lhasa (Tibet) on my first trip there in 1983. This work was created for an inviational exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art that will compliment the Edward Manet Portrait Exhibit in the Fall of 2012.
Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas
Ghosts of Past Desire
Oil on Canvas
4 feet by 8 feet
$8500.

Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on canvas
Walking the Dogma
2011
Oil on canvas
48" x 54"
Ziegler Collection. USA

Painted between March 15th and August 15th, 2011. Based on location sketches Phil made at Sabu Monastery in Ladakh where he and his wife stayed for several weeks at the Tibetan Refugee Community of Chhoglamsar. The painting explores our tendency to carry, through life, the unneeded baggage of religious doctrine.
Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil and Ash on canvas
Homage to Eve
August, 2010
Oil and Ash on canvas
4 foot diameter
$3500.

My mother died in May, 2010. I used some of her ashes in the pigment for this painting. Note the female Buddha above the door holding a cup of tea. My mother was a great tea drinker. The branch on the ground in front is a symbol of her letting go of her physical body and entering through the temple door.

Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas
Shift
Oil on Canvas
6 feet by 7 feet
$9500

Carl Jung is in the astronaut suit. He is discovering the archetype of the circle in the collective unconscious. The American flag on his sleeve is upside-down as a sign of distress because the day I was painting that area, W.Bush attacked Iraq. The side panels are vertical slivers from ancient circular mandala painted in a more traditional Tibetan style. The left panel is from the "Wheel of Life," (Hell). The right panel is from the "Shambhala" mandala, (Heaven). The work is on three separate canvases and detach for shipping.
Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas, foam-core, wood
Doors of Perception
2010
Oil on Canvas, foam-core, wood
6' 4" x 7' 4"
$5500.

This work is cut using phi (1.618), the "golden ratio. Each peice of canvas is mounted on foam core board and one-inch wood spines. Each peice hangs seperately on "indian grips" with a one-inch space between the pieces. It floats out from the wall one-inch.

Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas
Figure with Volcano
Oil on Canvas
8" x 10"
Sold

Owned by Grant Mapes, Findlay, Ohio
Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas
Oracle
Oil on Canvas
8" x 10"
Owens Community College Collection

In the collection of Owens Community College, Findlay Campus

Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas
Second Coming
Oil on Canvas
11" x 14"
$1800.
Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Watercolor
Sabu Monastery, Ladakh
Watercolor
11" x 14"
Private Collection

We spent several weeks here doing location drawings.

Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas
Nomad
Oil on Canvas
8" x 10"
Private collection
Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Watercolor
Cliffs at Lamayuru Monastery, Ladakh
Watercolor
16" x 24"
$850. framed

We spent several nights here and had time to do several location drawings.

Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas
Garphu Monastery, Upper Mustang
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
private collection

Based on experiences in Mustang, Nepal
Philip Sugden, Artist Paintings Oil on Canvas
Our Lady of Wilendorf
Oil on Canvas
36" x 60"
$2800.

In response to the pope's ridiculous declaration that women cannot be priests. A reminder that the earliest known statues, representing the creative process/fertility, were the feminine energies of the universe.

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