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Fragments of a MeteorBy Kind of Cyan

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Overview

2021

Watercolor Paint, Monotype, cyanotype on watercolor paper

Unique Work

Dimensions: 71.1cm (H) x 101.6cm (W) / 28" (H) x 40" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped rolled


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Artist Statement

This is an exclusive handprinted unique cyanotype that takes its inspiration from the mid-century modern shapes.
It's made by layering paper cutouts and different exposures using uv-light.

Details:
+ Title: Fragments of a Meteor
+ Year: 2021
+ Stamped and Certificate of Authenticity provided
+ Measurements : 70x100 cm (28x 40 in.), a standard frame size
+ All cyanotype prints are made on high-quality Italian watercolor paper

* Frame is for illustrative purposes only, artwork is sent carefully rolled in a tube.

WHAT IS A CYANOTYPE?

The cyanotype (a.k.a. sun-print) process is one of the oldest in the history of photography, dating back to the 1840s.

Cyanotypes were then made famous by Anna Atkins, considered the first female photographer. Inspired by nature, we feel the need to look back at a craft that is handmade, analogue, and using an all-natural light source: the sun.

Our cyanotypes are made by coating high-quality Italian watercolor paper with a light-sensitive emulsion. We then expose it in direct sunlight for several minutes using a photo negative to get the best image quality. Finally, the print is washed and fixed with water to stop the reaction and prevent fading.

What you get is an amazing, royal blue image, with absolutely no ink involved. And since each print is handmade, tones will give gorgeous, subtle variations. The beauty of cyanotypes is that each print is absolutely unique.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1984
Hometown: Miami
Based in: Miami

Kind of Cyan is a studio of two designers specialized in gallery quality cyanotype prints and based between Barcelona and Miami. Among the two of us we have won several art and design awards, and as a collective we were recently awarded the 2018 FAD Arts Prize for best design …

 

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