The Legs Series explores our intimacy with others through proximity and touch, which is gained from love and familiarity rather then desire.  The paintings were influenced by Nikki’s experience as a mother and the closeness felt with her children in their uncomplicated youth.

‘When you have a child, so begins the braiding

And in that braid you stay’ (The Barrel, Aldous Harding)

 

Legs I
Acrylic on canvas
Legs II
Acrylic on Canvas
Legs III
Oil on canvas
Legs Cluster I
Gouache and chalk on paper
Legs Cluster II
Gouache and chalk on Paper