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Light as Shadow/2 - Hen Coleman prints

Light as Shadow/2

By Hen Coleman

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Light as Shadow/2 - Hen Coleman print

Hen Coleman

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Date: 2016

Medium: woodcut

Edition size: 30

Sheet size: 46x46 cm

Condition: pristine

Signature: signed

Price: £595 (incl. taxes)


At once serene and dynamic, this work investigates the quality of light, shadow and reflection on the surface of water. It is one of a series of two new prints that the artist describes as, “presenting a confined and intimate view of landscape”. Coleman’s starting point is her drawings in charcoal and ink which form the basis of multi-layered laser-cut elements in birch plywood. She uses layering to create opaque and transparent areas, with a ‘floor’ beneath a ‘surface’ above, and ‘transformation’ in-between.

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