ancient Cycladic figure

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  all collages measure 10.5" x 8.5", made with watercolor, powdered pigment and graphite on handmade kitakata paper

Cycladic Series

Over 5000 years ago in middle of the South Aegean Sea, people who were mainly fishermen and farmers rubbed life into chunks of their rocky islands, which happened to be the highest quality marble. They used no tools but the chafing emery found on Naxos. These shapely slivers of oat and pearl colored marble were abraded into figures of exquisite balance and simplicity. Read More...


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