Fish Can


Size: 26 H x 30 W x 1 in

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Art Description

Photography: Digital, Manipulated, Color, Acrylic and Ink on Other.

Archival pigment inks on a clear acrylic sheet in a unique 'virtual' frame.

Fish Can is part of the 'Surreal Fishions' series - a collection of witty observations on the fast food industry. A factory-fresh fish supper for the digital age which took nearly twenty years to prepare! The picture of the sardine can was taken on good, old-fashioned film in the UK in the early 1990's and the rather sad-looking fish was 'captured' digitally in Thailand in 2011.

The two images were happily married in a computer in the same year and are still together.

The virtual frame looks exactly as it appears in the listing photographs - including the 'reflections' and the 'shadows'. The whole image (including the frame) is printed directly onto the back of a sheet of clear acrylic using Epson's K3 archival pigment inks. The high gloss of the acrylic sheet complements the rich colors of the image to produce a vibrant work of contemporary art.

A signed hand-written label for the back of the print is included.

Materials used
a sense of humour, one lugubrious fish, one sardine can, a computer, one large sheet of acrylic, light, silver, impeccable craftsmanship, dedication, blood, sweat & tears.

PLEASE NOTE - the edition number of the print you receive will not necessarily correspond with that shown in the listing photograph.

Keywords: Surreal, Surrealism, Conceptual, Digital, Animals, Fish, Humour, Montage

Subjects: Fish

Styles: Surrealism, Photorealism, Pop Art, Modern, Fine Art

Mediums: Digital, Manipulated, Color, Acrylic, Ink

Materials: Other

Prints: Fish Art Prints, Surrealism Art Prints, Photorealism Art Prints, Pop Art Art Prints, Modern Art Prints, Fine Art Art Prints, Digital Art Prints, Manipulated Art Prints, Color Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Ink Art Prints, Other Art Prints

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