Oil on canvas
250 x 190 cm
Speijer primarily depicts variations of fabrics in her paintings, exploring the naturally-occurring folds and the changing reflection of light on the material. Representative of the artist’s style, ‘Nightflower’ depicts a close-up of a suit. Despite a seemingly straightforward subject matter, the painting offers a range of interpretations. It creates intrigue through the vignette shadow. The large size of the canvas and the deep blue color create a sense of grandeur and authority. The depiction of the suit translates the compelling, dignified spirit of a work environment. Speijer gives her paintings a unique personality, inviting the viewer to decipher it.