Textual, saturated and abstract, ‘Twilight Over the Prickly Bear’ is a visually striking work. Like Mark Rothko, who evoked spiritual themes through abstraction, Shaike Snir too creates a transcendental experience. Here, one can make out a home skirt by prickly bear cactus and shifting light overhead. As the sun dissolves, Snir captures the sky’s evolution from yellow, red and orange to a smoky lilac.
An Israeli-Australian artist, Snir is cited as a master printmaker the National Gallery of Australia and has collaborated with numerous renowned artists including Lin Onus and David Larwill. For collectors of abstract screenprints and those searching for a new perspective, this is the work for you.
Shaike SNIR (1952 - )
'Twilight over the Prickly Pear'
screenprint on paper
Edition of 40
Image Size: 62 x 46 cm
Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm
Signed: Signed, titled and numbered in pencil in margin below image.
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:Very Good: Describes a work of art’s image As New, but may show some small signs of surrounding wear. There are no tears to paper margin or disruption to paint surface. Image is in Fine condition.
© The Artist or Assignee
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