Artwork Description

Mixed Media on paper, ready to hang.

Signed on the back.

This artwork comes with an external frame

Midcentury Modern? What about Midcentury Piggies? Fun and colourful, 'This Little Piggy went to Market' - #4' is one of a new series of 8 individually sold, colourful midcentury modern, black and white fashionistas with their accompanying pig pal. Celebrating the fabulous midcentury fashion aesthetic and design. Mounted on a cream 240 gsm artist paper and collaged with individually hand cut and repurposed vintage fashion magazines, books and other vintage papers. This series of artworks are framed in a 40cm x 50cm lightweight minimal black wood frame with heavy weight black acid free mount. 'This Little Piggy went to Market' - #4 - is complete with d-rings and nylon cord and ready to hang.

Although I finished my fine arts bachelors degree with a painting major , I embraced a more intimate and personal process which I find with collage, mixed media encompassing at times needlework and collage and small reworked domestic items.

Collage especially allows this reworking and pastiche to make a new story or 'paint' a new picture. I adore the process and opportunities that collage allows and embrace using and recycling vintage papers and magazines - currently vintage French fashion magazines and discarded books from the 1950's and 60's - the ephemeral and the discarded. That which is fleeting/ passing and impermanent and giving new life and form - a new story.

Medium

Hand cut Collage on 240gsm art paper using vintage fashion magazines, vintage book pages, vintage paper

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Framed and ready to hang

This artwork is currently framed and ready to hang.

It comes with an external frame.
Framed dimensions - 42.0(W) x 52.0(H).

Karen Coull

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