With the thread of words, this gold

United States

Size: 15.5 H x 12.5 W x 2 in

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Art Description

Painting: Acrylic, Enamel and Paper on Cardboard, Wood and Other.

"With the thread of words, this gold", 2014, acrylic, latex enamel, collaged paper on papier-mache panel, 15.5 inches tall by 12.5 inches wide by 2 inches deep (39 x 31 x 5 cm).

Language both empowers and limits the individual; words can save, they can kill, they can exalt. In this painting shapes that suggest letters, ideograms, or petroglyphs enclose and address a figure which is, itself, reminiscent of primitive iconography.

The painting is on a papier-mache panel, 3/4” thick, framed in a wood “floater” frame, ready to hang, and lightly varnished for UV protection; it is signed and dated both front and back, with title on back.

Keywords: Petroglyph, Poetry, Red, Black, Script, Unique, Warm, Collage, Drawings, Gold, Human, Language

Subjects: Language

Styles: Surrealism, Fine Art, Abstract

Mediums: Acrylic, Enamel, Paper

Materials: Cardboard, Wood, Other

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