Artist's description:

In this portrait I wanted to convey the diversity of origins and genes we carry, knowing or unknowingly. Although in recent years and even more so, in these past few months, inmigration and diversity of origins have been a hot topic, it is a reality that we can not turn away from. We are all a mix of so many legacies

The inspiration came from an italian/english circus musician living in Uruguay, that happend to be my grandfather.. He was the son of an italian inmgrant and englishman railroad employee, who never knew he had a son after his short stay at a certain town by the railroad. This is a recurrent story in so many small towns along the tracks. I bet you know one!

The face is purposly floating in the center of the image, unrooted.

In this artwork I used combination a watercolor like approach to apply the dyes and wax resist. I let the dyes spead a bit and mix a bit, then reserve, leaving the final expression to the crakling stage.

This artwork is shipped in a reinforced cardboard box padded with bubble wrap and extra protection in the corners. This artwok is shipped stretched on a wooden stretcher and is ready to hang.

Note: Images in context are not to scale and are for display purposes only. If you would like to see this artwork in your room, please send a message with a picture of the room and I can prepare an image with the artwork as close as possible at scale with your room.

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Materials used:

100% cotton fabric, fiber resist dyes, beeswax, paraffin

Unknown identity (2017)

$233.94

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This artwork is sold by Jose Rafael Lopez Baz from Spain

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