Linda Overzee's portable fresco mural paintings, and "In Situ" commissions.
My paintings participate in the age-old tradition of fresco mural painting, spanning continents and millennia, made with the very same materials such as pure pigments and lime.
They differ from the ancient in being portable and in offering subjects other than the explicit.
The frescos are composed of myriad layers. By inducing ‘craquelure’, oxidation and erosion, underlaying sections emerge and blend with upper layers. The ultimate result can be seen as a mirror of ourselves, shaped by circumstances along the way, a metaphor for the layer upon layer constitution of our lives.
I embrace happenstance, imperfection and irregularity.
Highlights in my career:
2019 - The commission of a wall filling fresco for the new headquarters of TRIODOS bank, The Netherlands.
2023 - The purchase of two of my frescos by ARCADIA Art Foundation in Lugano, Switzerland, an important collection consisting mainly of works from the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods.
In this collection my work represents the relevance of those venerated paintings today and in particularly the influence they still have on contemporary artists..