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Regina Valluzzi

Gaia

1988
pigment ink on paper

© Regina Valluzzi

Description

In myths and fairytales, the ancient gods and goddesses are presented as protagonists in very human stories. But how must they have seemed to humans living close to the splendor, terror and awe that is everywhere in the natural world? With what beautiful and terrible otherworldly qualities would they imbue their ideas of an Earth Goddess? Perhaps a being compellingly surreal, dreamlike, poised and beautiful, twining many complex elements into a strangely balanced whole. This is more of a surreal visual editorial than an actual depiction - it depicts the idea of Gaia. The bold figure is enmeshed with other forms in finer lines as if "Gaia"embodies and gives rise to natural forms.

The original is roughly notebook sized - please note this when selecting a print size.

Ink on paper, using Micron Pigmacolor 05 and 005  fine point pen on Bristol Board.

Full Artwork Details
Artist: Regina Valluzzi
Title: Gaia
Date: 1988
Medium: pigment ink on paper
Medium Category: Drawing
Genre: Surrealism
Original Dimensions:
Copyright: Regina Valluzzi
Primary color: 
Tags: Goddess, gaea, Earth, emergence, fertility, Graphic, emergent, woman, female, figure

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