James Whitington
MONOPRINT PORTRAITS: ABSTRACT AND FIGURATIVE           

 

intelligent animal and the Darlington Installation Project (DIP) present Monoprint Portraits: Abstract and Figurative by James Whitington.


A R T I S T   S T A T E M E N T:

These works are different examples of Monoprint. The dark works are made by wiping a line from dark ink rolled onto an even surface. They are abstract portraits, initially inspired by the shapes and character of chairs and created by using an etching press at low pressure.
 

The other figurate portraits use the monoprint technique of verso printing. Once again, a surface of ink is established with a roller, but the image is created by drawing onto the back of a sheet of absorbent paper, after being dropped onto the ink surface. These works were created at a residency in Cairns where I taught students to print without a printing press.
 

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Exhibition:  05-04-21  -  02-05-21
Darlington Installation Project [DIP]
30 Golden Grove Street, Darlington, Sydney NSW2008 Australia
DIP is a window gallery and accessible for street viewing 24 hours.

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Artist declaration for one-third of the sale of prints to support of a refugee family who are stranded in Indonesia. ​https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-ali039s-family-refugees-stuck-in-indonesia 

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