The story behind the artwork
This exquisite 3D encapsulation of a tropical forest is designed to whisk you away from the urbane, and onto a path that leads your mind's eye deep into the jungle. Originally shown in an exhibition in Paul Smith’s flagship Albemarle Street in Central London, it offers a unique window on a place unsullied by the footprints of humankind.
Nature in its most pristine form is at the heart of this piece, and every individual flower has been chosen and delicately positioned; indigo swinging bellflowers, poker hot pink and orange bromeliads, flushed peach tiger lilies, crimson hibiscus, white variegated orchids, clivia, jasmine and angels' trumpets. The leaves are organically arranged in support; green, red or blue cordyline, shell ginger leaves and palmetto fans. Myriad butterflies flit, pollinating as they go. From deep in the undergrowth, the eyes of a soulful crane, an iridescent kingfisher, a flaunting peacock and crested parrots look out, unseeing or in warning. And all the while, the scene fades out to a black panther, head turned in the direction of an obscure unknown and it is along this path that the kaleidoscope of colours and our own curiosity will follow…
Bespoke Hand and laser cut paper collage. Digitally designed, hand sculpted paper elements are painstakingly pinned in place onto a thick foam board, creating a stunning three dimensional effect. Utterly unique in its composition and to its owner, an original artwork is one of its kind and cannot be replicated. Your piece will be the only piece like it, anywhere in the world.
- Framed dimensions (approximately): 145 cm x 85 cm x 13 cm
- Bespoke wooden box frame, painted with a smooth coat of matt paint.
- Giclée printed on Matt Smooth Fine Art Cotton 300gsm.
- Signed by the artist.
- Comes with a physical ‘Certificate of Authenticity’.
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