Melinda Schawel is interested in surfaces: how ink interacts with paper, light moves across time and how things appear. In ‘Home Again Soon III (2nd State)’, she presents a visual ecology; a symphony of symbols. Hard to distinguish black text hangs beside black marbling, as intricate as a spider’s web. In the background, brown clouds billow and thin.
At once about the alchemy of paper, natural world and homesickness, this work breathes with stoicism. Schawel is represented at the National Gallery of Australia, Artbank and the Royal Museum of Fine Art in Antwerp. She was commissioned by the City of Casey in 2019 to create a large scale public art project. For collectors of works on paper and abstract art, Schawel is a unique and commanding find.
Melinda SCHAWEL (1970 - )
'Home Again Soon III (2nd State)' 2007
etching on paper
Edition of 25
Image Size: 57 x 38 cm
Dimensions: 57 x 38 cm
Signed: Signed, titled and dated lower edge
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
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