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Dream On- Woman with Pink Elephant - Limited Edition of 15 Photograph

Marlies Plank

Austria

Photography, Color on Paper

Size: 15.7 W x 19.7 H x 0.1 D in

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Dream on - Woman with Pink Elephant// Jean Honore Fragonard .1769 Limited Edition Print on Hahnemuehle Photorag Fine Art Paper. 40x50cm ,Edition of 15+2ap handsigned and numbered. Finally proof found was found that those jolly pink creatures existed way longer than expected. First scientists believed that Pink Elephants did not exist before the 1940’s where they showed up in various amateur photos from 1940 to around 1960. It is unclear why these photos where hidden from the public for so long. And now finally! By accident a dedicated Art Collector found proof by dropping an old Rococo painting. When a thick layer of paint was broken off revealing something pink underneath, it was immediately clear to her that she discovered something marvelous. And indeed after x-raying several of her collection’s artworks, a lot of them revealed something hidden beneath thick layers of paint. It is unclear why painters such as Degas, choose to censor their images. Where they forced to cover up the existence of these creatures? Is this a conspiracy going on for several hundred years? Who knows they might have existed much longer than from 1500. Scientists have teamed up with Art Collector Lisa Palmkern to find the out the truth. Where do they come from and why should they be kept a secret? If you want to support the Dream on - Foundation in their research you may want to contact their assistant Marlies Plank . You can also support them by acquiring prints of the new discovered artworks . >>>hej@marliesplank.com

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Photography:Color on Paper

Artist Produced Limited Edition of:15

Size:15.7 W x 19.7 H x 0.1 D in

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Marlies Plank is a renowned contemporary artist from Austria, whose works represent a unique fusion of color, form, and emotion. Born in Vienna, she discovered her passion for photography at an early age. Marlies Plank's art stands out for her ability to blend abstract elements with figurative aspects. In her creations, the boundaries between reality and imagination are blurred, leading the viewer into a captivating world of expressions. Marlies Plank had the unique opportunity to collaborate with the prestigious fashion house Maison Valentino. Her artworks were featured as the main element in the designer collections of 2014 and 2015, celebrating the connection between fashion and art. Her works can be found in prestigious galleries and art collections around the world. Marlies Plank has enthralled a multitude of art enthusiasts and critics, continually captivating people's hearts with her unique artistic vision. Her long-term photography project, "Soapbubble Studies," has been in progress since 2010 and has become a significant milestone in her career. In this project, Marlies Plank captures giant soap bubbles floating through idyllic landscapes. The combination of majestic natural settings and the surreal elements of the floating soap bubbles creates a unique aesthetic, inviting the viewer to immerse into a world of fantasy. In the "Dream On" series, Marlies Plank takes us on a journey into a world full of surreal wonders and fantastic visions. The series depicts pink elephants in various epochs and within works of old master paintings. However, the inspiration behind these works goes deeper than the colors and forms the eye can perceive. The idea for the "Dream On" series originated from an unusual situation during the COVID-19 pandemic in Austria. When the Austrian government declared that a baby elephant would serve as a unit of measurement for the distance people were supposed to keep, Marlies Plank was fascinated by this whimsical concept. This absurd everyday measure helped her cope with the challenges of the pandemic and find a way to view reality through the lens of creativity. Over time, the artist began to perceive pink baby elephants in her surroundings, becoming a symbol of hope, comfort, and magic in uncertain times. Fondly called "Dream Elephants," they accompanied her through dark days, connecting her to her childhood imagination and creativity.

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