Falling Leaves Dream of Flight

Falling Leaves Dream of Flight

42”H x 30”W
Fabric-photo construction. Digital image transfer, on shear silk and white on white cotton, appliquéd, embroidered.
photos by Spectratone
This work typifies my approach to symbolic realism. The background sky and the birch tree layered into it is from photographs I took on a road trip from Boulder, CO to Santa Fe, NM.  The replicated and enhanced Magnolia leaf skeleton is an actual one from my garden in Hastings on Hudson, NY.  The flying gulls are developed from a photo made on board a boat off the coast of Cape Cod, MA.  While I was “busy” working on the formal elements of composition and structure, the underground message of my personal state, in what I assume is the last quarter of my life, inserted itself and gave me the title

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$ 2,275.00

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