• additional view of artwork by Lauren Matsumoto
  • additional view of artwork by Lauren Matsumoto
  • additional view of artwork by Lauren Matsumoto

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Size: 29 H x 29 W x 1.5 in

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Art Description

Painting: Oil, Acrylic and Paper on Canvas.

Oil, acrylic, ink and mixed media collage on exposed linen canvas. This piece is a fusion of painting, drawing and collage. It is part of my "Fauna & Flora" Series. In this series, I'm creating a metaphor for the continual cycle of decay and regeneration on Earth. In each work, I carefully build up layers of paint, collaged vintage ephemera, drawings, and natural elements into an eclectic nature-inspired composition. Birds are the protagonists. They usurp the place of humans, interacting with what humans left behind in the environment– ranging from old machine parts to a typewriter or vintage radio. Paper scraps and fragments of what we leave behind as a civilization address the transience of our era. Old and new come together in my work, celebrating nature, memory and the cycle of life. This artwork ships wired and ready to hang unframed. Signed on back.

Keywords: Bird, Vines, Vintage, Collage, Forest, Lichens, Linen, Moss, Barnacles, Nature, Ornithology

Subjects: Nature

Styles: Dada, Fine Art

Mediums: Oil, Acrylic, Paper

Artist Recognition

Featured in One to Watch Featured in Saatchi Art's curated series, One To Watch
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Showed at the The Other Art Fair Handpicked to show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in New York

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