44 Flags 8
This print began as a colorful assortment of paper cutouts and hand-cut copper plates. After methodically arranging these shapes on the pressbed, the artist created a composite image through a process that combines chine-collé and embossing techniques. This printing process creates shapes and layers that fold and float around each other, resulting in an optical effect that collapses multiple picture planes into one.
Atterbury's work is fascinated with the autonomy of the artifact—objects disassociated from their original function and context. This work is part of a series of 40 monotypes, 44 flags, realized in collaboration with Wingate Studio. Each of these prints depicts a space where the distinction between fluid objects embedded with movement and still images is erased. The final monotypes reside somewhere between flatness and a window into many fields.
Elizabeth Atterbury’s work regularly explores objects disassociated from their original function and context. Fascinated with the autonomy of the artifact, her practice fluctuates between picture and object making. Employing techniques ranging from printmaking to collage, Atterbury considers the frequently unclear distinctions between artifact, prop, model and sculpture.
This print depicts a space where the distinction between fluid, moving objects and still images is erased.More
- Framed: 32.0 x 24.5 x 2.0 in.