Artist's description:

An abstract linocut design inspired initially by a vintage poster I saw in the Geoffrey Museum, East London, which had circular shapes, each with a different image inside (Victorian, I think).
My recent linocuts have evolved from collages I made using bits of wallpaper, magazine images and postcards cut up to create new designs. I love 1930's and mid century design and hope these have that vibe too.
This one also has some shapes and patterns taken from photographs and sketches of the architecture at Alexandra Palace, London.
It is a reduction print which means I print the first colour and then I recarve the lino and overprint with another colour. In this print I printed a rectangle of uncarved lino in light oranges first before printing with the carved lino in orange and then I recarved and overprinted in teal. I like experimenting with layers of colours, often printed in blocks like here and this process means that all my prints are slightly different.
The colours are quite intuitive, probably stemming from a love of Mexican, Cuban, African and Indian art and textiles. I love rich colour combinations such as the rich teal and orange-reds here.
This print could be hung alone or as part of a series, see my other circles series prints. If interested in buying a framed print please contact me for prices/frames.

Materials used:

water based printing inks on paper

Circles no. 2 linocut in 2 colours (reduction print),architectural. (2018)


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This artwork is sold by Anna Robertson from United Kingdom

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