Chamindra de Silva Abeyewickreme
Disappearing 1 & Disappearing 2
Diptych | Acrylic on boxed canvas
35 x 24 inches each; together 70 x 48 inches
The vulnerable state of the once widespread and formidable African black rhino was what inspired me to immortalize it on canvas. It has been a labor of love and pleasure painting this iconic giant of pure armor and strength. Though the two paintings were done as a diptych, each could stand alone.