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Nothing...Is As It Seems, 1986

Print

Four color, soft ground etching with sugarlift and aquatint

27.00 x 22.00 in

68.6 x 55.9 cm

Edition of 50

This work comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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    About The Work

    Nothing…Is As It Seems is a soft-ground etching with sugar-lift aquatint. The simple tic-tac-toe form is used as a metaphor for his wife, two sons, and himself. The white circle at the center may refer to the idea of universal harmony, but it also resembles an all-knowing, all-seeing eye. Wiley comments, however, that “I’ve never felt pushed into why a shape is there or where it comes from. I use it, it overlaps with something else, and I find a history of references.”

    Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

    About William Wiley

    • Printed at Teaberry Press for the Prints and Drawings Council of LACMA

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