Atomic Mystic Portrait 14, 2016


Unique monoprint woodblock on Hiromi Handmade paper

25.00 x 16.50 in

63.5 x 41.9 cm

Unique Work

This work is signed and dated lower right in print, publisher stamp lower left.

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25.00 x 16.50 in

63.5 x 41.9 cm

Unique Work


    About The Work

    Polly Apfelbaum is best known for her brilliantly hued abstract works created using plasticine, clay, prints, Thistextiles, and found objects. Her work is steeped in references to feminism, women’s work, craft, and fashion, and in particular the cultural associations in pattern and design. Inspired by the expressive qualities of color, Apfelbaum has recently created a series of unique woodblock monoprints entitled Atomic Mystic Portraits and Atomic Mystic Puzzles. Each print is made from many different sets of blocks, individually inked in hundreds of colors, and carefully composed to create vibrant tessellations printed on heavyweight handmade paper. Apfelbaum uses the split fountain or “rainbow roll” technique, in which multiple colors are partially mixed to achieve a continuous gradient effect in many of the blocks.

    Courtesy of Richard Levy Gallery

    About Polly Apfelbaum

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    • This work is framed. Frame measurements are 25.50" x 17.50" x 1.75".
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