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  • Title: Woolly Butts
  • Artist: Marina Strocchi
  • Region: Central Australia
  • Art Centre: Independent artist
  • Medium: Etching
  • Collection:
  • Dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm
  • Edition Size: 60
  • Price ($AUD): $ 440

Artwork Story

 

Etching and Chine-collé

 

Artist Statement

The surface of the painting is my main concern, along with the structure of the drawing. I try to suggest the qualities of nature in my lines and colours. The landscapes of the central and western deserts are currently my primary inspiration. I am also inspired by road trips to places elsewhere. I sometimes take a point of perspective that could be described as a sweeping bird’s eye view. I use the patterns of nature and a desert palette to recreate fragments of memory. I have memories that seem to slowly become part of the present in my work. The openness of nature is what most inspires me. Marina Strocchi

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