Artist's description:

One of the most iconic aircraft ever to take to the sky, the Lockheed SR71 Blackbird last flew in service with the US Air Force in 1998, but still holds a number of speed records for manned flight. This image hints at the tremendously complex technology and engineering necessary to generate the Mach 3+ speeds the Blackbird's engines were capable of.

But the technology also creates something quite beautiful...the intricate workings of the engine an exquisite and almost abstract labyrinth of metal, each pipe and valve and rivet a vital component of a perfectly constructed machine, but calling to mind also the organs, veins and arteries of a huge and powerful animal. The machine as body creating a reflection on the body as machine.

Coming in a very limited edition of 25 prints across all sizes and finishes, each print is individually hand-signed and numbered. This edition is now almost sold out. The remaining prints are now available exclusively here at Artfinder.

Aluminium mounting is the ultimate ready-to-hang enhancement to your home decor, a spectacular image and a sleek and modern mounting system which creates a stunning piece of gallery standard artwork. The photograph is professionally lab-printed onto Fuji Crystal Archive DPII paper using a traditional photo-chemical process, then mounted and sealed on a 3 layer aluminium substrate (for superb stability and warp-resistance). Finally, a UV-protective coating is applied to protect the print. Wall-fixings are pre-fitted, so the piece is ready to hang straight away.

In addition to this aluminium-mounted option, unmounted prints are also available at £225 [24x16in print on Fuji Pearl metallic paper, with wide border for mounting/framing, 28x20in overall size]. Please use the contact button to get in touch if you wish to purchase an unmounted print.

In-context images simulated and for illustration purposes only.

Materials used:

Print on Fuji Crystal Archive Photo paper, mounted on Aluminium substrate, UV protective coating

The Blackbird II - 21/25- Aluminium Mounted (2011)


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Justice Hyde

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