Withered tree / big trunk


Size: 12.6 H x 18.9 W x 0 in

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Originally listed for $310

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Art Description

Drawing: pencil and oil on Paper.

from the series "Withered trees", oil and pencil on paper. 48 x 32 cm.

The structure of a tree is simple and curious: some ramifications in the air to catch the light, some branching underground to pick up the food. But branches and roots are similar: both are developed linearly, until at a certain point, following an algorithm written in the genetic code of the plant, they split, bifurcate, or are tripled, growing in space with a progress which will be sensitive to obstacles of soil or climatic conditions of the place.
The drawing of the bare branches and of the roots, flattened by the simplicity of a pattern in pencil, creates an embroidery, an imaginary warping which can be generated countless times, always different.

Keywords: Pencil, Roots, Ramifications, Tree, Branch, Warping, Withered, Branching, Embroidery, Fruits, Leafless

Subjects: Floral

Styles: Art Deco, Surrealism, Illustration

Mediums: pencil, oil

Materials: Paper

Prints: Floral Art Prints, Art Deco Art Prints, Surrealism Art Prints, Illustration Art Prints, pencil Art Prints, oil Art Prints, Paper Art Prints

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