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Ido Suru (Migrate)

Posted on October 29th, by David in Available Artwork on Paper, Fine Art, Ido Suru, Paper, Urban Skin. Comments Off on Ido Suru (Migrate)

Ido Suru (Migrate), artwork by David Owen Hastings

Ido Suru (Migrate)

 

Ido Suru (Migrate): monotype, collage and stitching on paper, 30″ x 20″, 2013, $850 (available at Cole Contemporary)

A swarm of shapes swim across a weathered crevasse. This piece evolved from a single photo that I took of a beautifully-textured crack in a stone wall. I collaged that photo together with some of my monotype prints, then layered on the fish-like shapes in tan, brown, cool blues, and black. Structure and movement were then added by stitching the layers with fine lines of sewing. The resulting piece feels like a moment captured in time. (Part of the Urban Skin series.)

 




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