Mel Prest
13,600 GBP (£)
Acrylic on canvas
104 x 104 Inch
Unique artwork
Perfect. First hand item.
Available For Sale
From the artist\'s studio
United States
abstract,abstract painting
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This artwork is from a series titled In Praise of Planetary Time.

The series is inspired by a blood moon eclipse in Apr 15 which gradually turned the lunar surface into an opaque brick-red orb. Prest was stunned by the sensation of planetary time, where slow and subtle comic changes could awaken her from a sound sleep.

The title of the series comes from “In Praise of Shadows”, an essay written in 1933 by Jun’ichiro Tanizaki. The author examines differences between traditional and modern aesthetics, architecture and craft. The essay discusses differing artistic intentions and lauds the patina of time as a comfort in face of modern efficiency.


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About The Artist

Mel Prest is an American artist, curator, and educator, whose non-objective work is focused on color and perceptual visual relatio....Read More

About The Gallery

IdeelArt is an online only art gallery dedicated to contemporary abstract art, offering a representative selection of qualitative ....Read More
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