'PERSIAN BUTTERCUP' COLOUR PRINT
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About the work:
Inspired by British model and activist Adwoa Aboah dressed in a lilac Valentino dress with marabou feathers from the SS 2020 collection. And featuring soft bunches of Persian Buttercup flowers, bulbs and springy greenery.
A3 PRINT edition of 50
A2 PRINT edition of 20
Giclee print of Epson Ultrachrome pigment on Hahnemühle Hemp 290gsm paper. This slightly textured, white paper is made up of
60% hemp fibers and 40% cotton, a much more sustainable combination than the previously used 100% cotton rag.
Paper size: 29.7 x 42.0cm, (11.69 x 16.53 “)
Image size: 25.7 x 35.5cm, (10.11 x 13.97")
Paper size: 42.0 x 59.4cm, (16.53 x 23.39 ")
Image size: 35 x 50.7cm, (13.7 x 19.9 “)
Editioned, titled and signed by the artist. Includes certificate of authenticity.
Please allow 3-5 days for printing. At which point your piece will be rolled in acid-free tissue paper and lovingly packed in a pale pink and gold signature Pippa McManus tube and posted out to you within 24hrs of pick up.
About the collection:
First conceived in January of 2021, ‘Higher Flower’ is a small collection of four paintings with Pippa’s ongoing theme of beautiful botanicals piled high on the heads of beautiful girls.
Each piece began as a lead pencil sketch in a Moleskine notebook, which was then photographed and moved into Procreate on the iPad and expanded digitally. The black & white prints from this collection are a combination of hand drawings and digitally drawn works. The colour prints are taken from the painted originals. So there are three versions to choose from: Black & White prints in A2 and A3 editions of 50, colour prints in A2 and A3 editions of 50 and original artworks on canvas sized at 69 x 92cm.
The concept of ‘Higher Flower’ is a continuation of Pippa’s signature floral artworks. The titles are ‘Cottontail’, ‘Persian Buttercup’, ‘Midnight Corymbia’ and ‘Jade Palm’. The girls have evolved along with the style and technique. The flowers have bloomed and become more sculptural and considered as the world of floristry advances. These works are modern and dynamic, and the hope is that people who identify as women see themselves reflected in one of the artwork. And as the flowers get higher, the works are elevated to a new level.