Desert Rain God by Louisa McElwain

Desert Rain God depicts a desert storm in New Mexico just as a dramatic downpour is about to begin. The vibrant, blue background contrasts with the swollen, water‐filled cloud to create a focal point in the painting. The broad directional brushstroeks lead the viewer to the funnel of a dark storm casting a dramatic shadow over the landscape. In the foreground, McElwain paints green plants and the soft, sandy earth of the desert that awaits the rain. The viewer
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Dimensions (h/w/d): 54 72 (137 183)
Location: The Phoenix Art Museum , Phoenix, Arizona