Artist's description:

This is entitled 'Smiley Face with Heart Eyes of Ayers on Tracey Island ZZZzzz' (A to Y, but not Z) and is one off artwork part of a collection of original, one off Monoprints Sketches on A4 Paper.

This is part of the Artwork a Day Project, (in which Artfinder Artist, produce a piece of Original Artwork a Day) see Link below for other Artists work:

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This has been inspired by the recent media attention of the Artist, Tracey Emin who has recently married a Rock at her home in France (see link below). In my previous work, I have been exploring the colours of Ayers Rock in Australia, and this is a natural progression of this work. The title of the work 'Smiley Face with Heart Eyes of Ayers on Tracey Island ZZZzzz' (A to Y, but not Z)' refers to the emoticon of 'Smiley face with heart eyes...', (is a nod to Tracey is well known for producing works with Love Hearts), 'Ayers on Tracey Island ZZZzzz' (is a nod to Ayers Rock which is similar to Tracey's Rock, is a nod to Tracey Island, as in Thunderbirds, which is large massive Rock, I have linked the words A to Y to the alphabet, but with Z crossed out, to suggest that some may say they disprove of the work (sent to sleep, indicated by ZZZzzz), and others may like it!

This work is has been hand-mixed by the Artist by using Primary Colours to form Yellow-Ochre and is part of the Earth Element, and is the opposite contrast, from previous work 'Angry face of Ayers to Oz'

This is piece of Conceptual Art. It is to form a series of unique but repetitive works. This has been inspired by the film Australia. The Artist is replicating the land by using earth colours similar to that used in Aboriginal Art ie. Earth element of Ayers Rock, Australia

Website Link:

#Tracey Emin
#Married a Rock
#Tracey Island
#Australia (film, 2002)
#Ayers Rock
#Nicole Kidman
#Hugh Jackman
#World War II
#Battle of Darwin
#Aboriginal Art
#Yellow Ochre
#Minimal Art
#Pop Art
#Conceptual Art
#Henry Matisse
#Fifth Element

The first image is the front printed in Yellow-Ochre (hand mixed by Artist from Primary Colours, Blue, Red, Yellow, colours may vary) Acrylic Monoprint

A5 Monoprint on A4 100g Paper

*** Due to the drying and curing process of the work on thin paper, the work has natural creases in it, which add to the character of the piece, suggesting the folds creases formed naturally on the surface of Tracey's Rock and Ayers Rock

Materials used:

Acrylic Monoprint on Paper

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Smiley Face with Heart Eyes of Ayers on Tracey Island ZZZzzz (2016)


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