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Print of the month, May 2018

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Carol Robertson, Maya

Maya is a screenprint, made in 2014. The sheet size is 45 x 44cm. It is pencil signed by the artist in the lower right margin, numbered on the left. It carries the Print Studio chop mark also at lower right.This image was printed by The studio on a sheet of white, wove Somerset Velvet 300gsm paper. The edges are all hand torn. The sheets are in perfect condition.

 

The print, published by the Print Studio, is one of an edition of 50, of which a few copies are available for sale for £660.00 inc vat and shipping in the UK.  For shipping outside the UK, please contact The Studio at info@theprintstudio.co.uk

A medium sized screenprint, the image of which  which emerged form an extended group of monoprints made after a journey to Latin America. The colours derived from local influences such as textiles and the light in the landscape. It is a tour de force of fine registration with many layers of transparent white modulation the palette.

Carol Robertson is a painter & printmaker working in London. She was born in Berkshire, England in 1955, studied at Cardiff College of Art & Chelsea School of Art. She has won many awards, presented 36 one-person international exhibitions and undertaken many residencies. Her work is held in many public and corporate collections.

The Print Studio has collaborated with her on a number of occasions, generally exploring her ideas through mono printing. Each project is the distillation of a long series of paintings and drawings in which the structure, the palette and the layering are gradually refined.

Maya was made as part of The Studio’s print club, Daedalus which started in 2009.