Shipwreck, 2011 - Francesca DiMattio

About the Work

About Shipwreck

The stormy background of a ship at sea is shredded to pieces in Shipwreck. Francesca DiMattio paints, draws, and collages jagged lines corresponding to the original composition, visually evoking the chaos of a destructive event. There are spots of clarity ...

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The stormy background of a ship at sea is shredded to pieces in Shipwreck. Francesca DiMattio paints, draws, and collages jagged lines corresponding to the original composition, visually evoking the chaos of a destructive event. There are spots of clarity through which the sea and sky shine through blotches of white canvas and colorful figures, but the overall effect is dramatic and violent.

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About the Artist

About Francesca DiMattio

Francesca DiMattio juxtaposes harmonious geometry with zig zags, collaged images, and exploding forms, creating off-balance and complex compositions. Though her compositions may at first seem ...Read More
Francesca DiMattio juxtaposes harmonious geometry with zig zags, collaged images, and exploding forms, creating off-balance and complex compositions. Though her compositions may at first seem disjointed and chaotic, DiMattio draws on elements of architecture and structural design to restructure space in her paintings.

DiMattio describes her practice as "getting into trouble and getting out of it." Fascinated by texture, she plays with the strength and quality of her brushstrokes and combines materials to create work with dynamism and energy.Read Less

Shipwreck, 2011

Francesca DiMattio

Print
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17.00" x 12.00" $400 $250
Edition of 200
40.00" x 30.00" $1,600 $1,250
Edition of 25

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Description

Print made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper with matte finish.

Authentication

Includes a Certificate of Authenticity and an artist signed label on verso.

Dimensions

This print contains a border as dictated by the artist to allow for framing and the quoted dimensions are for the paper size and not the printed size of the image itself.

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