In 2009 I visited the exhibition “Tangled Alphabets” by Leon Ferrari and Mira Schendel, at MoMA in New York. Prior to the exhibition I wasn’t familiar with neither Ferrari nor Schendel, but it didn’t take long before I was a fan. MoMAs description of the artists: León Ferrari (Argentine, b. 1920) and Mira Schendel (Brazilian, b. Switzerland, 1919–1988) are considered among the most significant artists working in Latin America during the second half of the twentieth century. Their works…
Mira Schendel – Exhibition at Tate Modern | Tate
The first ever international exhibition of one of Latin America’s most important artists, Mira Schendel. Opens 25 September at Tate Modern
The technique for making these transfer monotypes is very simple and direct. First, ink is rolled out on a glass surface. The dry paper is laid carefully on top. It is important not to touch the paper, otherwise ink will transfer from the glass to the paper. Taking a suitable tool, (the end of a…
Paper Cut Message By Annie Vought
Annie Vought, an Oakland California based artist, explores emotional artifacts, specifically that of the handwritten letter. In this particular series, Vought gathers various notes and found letters that have been written or received and enlarges them. She then carefully carves these large pieces which in turn reveals a new communicative piece of interconnected letters, keeping the spelling errors and human quality of the original piece.
My work seeks to evoke memory and communicate a sense of emptiness and fragility as well as highlight the drama of many life stories.
Drawings and calligraphic artworks created with paper pulp. The paper is used as if it were ink and not the traditional support.This is a way of exploring space and the effects light exerts as it filters through the network of lines.