Date

2011

Edition Size

unique

Media

Crayon, Hand-painting, Ink, Natural Pigments, Pastel, Pencil, Rubbing

Dimensions

8.5 × 5 × 1 in

Pages

48

Location

Alhambra, CA, Brooklyn, NY

$ 1,600.00

Out of Print


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University of Minnesota

Kurt Allerslev, Laura Smith, Marshall Weber, Christopher Wilde

1/1, 2011, Alhambra, CA / Brooklyn, NY
48 pages, 8.5 x 5 x 1 inches
Media: acrylic paint, hand-prints with turmeric in a PVA and water suspension, brown walnut ink, ink, pastel, pencil, xylene carbon transfer, other natural dyes, and pigments. Graphite and wax crayon rubbings from Mark Rothko’s gravestone in East Marion, Long Island, NY, and from various plaques in Alhambra, CA
Paper: Beeholder
Binding: Christopher Wilde, Brooklyn, NY

When riding the ferry back and forth from Rothko’s gravestone across the different forks of Long Island (via Shelter Island), I was dumbstruck with how the land and seascape of alternating bands of muted color filled the entire horizon and strongly evoked Rothko’s compositions and palette.