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Oil on canvas, stretched and ready to hang.

Signed on the back.

This work will be on display at the Bluethumb Gallery in Richmond, Melbourne for the 2023 Bluethumb Art Prize Finalists Exhibition from October 11th to November 27th. Delivery of this work will take place following the 2023 Bluethumb Art Prize Awards Night on October 26th.

"Kaleidoscopic Kyoto: Origami Aka Maiko" is a captivating piece that draws inspiration from Japan's intricate culture. The piece showcases a kaleidoscope of colours, exploring the interplay between conscious & subconscious experiences & perception. It features fan-like fabric folds & a deep midnight blue background contrasting with reds. The piece invites the viewer on a dynamic visual journey delving into shifting perceptions & memories.

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Stretched and ready to hang

This artwork is currently stretched and ready to hang.

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