Becky Kolsrud, Dryad (Cypress), 2022; Hand-Embellished Limited Edition Print
From the artist’s Elegies series, Dryad (Cypress) is inspired by classical antiquity, exploring grief and solitude through the myth of Cyparissus and Apollo. A spread of clouds emerging from pale pink light, and the cypress tree with two human legs connoting Cyparissus’ fate as a tree to mourn the death of his prized stag. With soft contours and inventive coloring Kolsrud’s quiet composition calls attention to the collective grief and solitude many have experienced in isolation during the pandemic.
Dryad (Cypress), 2022
Archival Pigment print
21.25 x 26 inches
Limited Edition of 10 with 4AP
Hand-embellished, signed, and numbered by the aritst
In honor of Earth Month, ten trees will be planted for each print sale of works in this series commissioned on the occasion of EXPO CHICAGO 2022. The artist will also receive 50% of net proceeds from each sale.
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