"Breathing Room II" : Original Artwork by Karien Bredenkamp
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"Breathing Room II"

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Print Or Original?:Limited Edition Print
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Prints: Limited edition of 50

About The Artwork:

Introducing "Breathing Room II", a black and white illustration that embodies rich symbolism within its intricate design. Central to the artwork are two Monstera leaves, forming the shape of lungs. These leaves, characterized by splits and holes, evoke tropical foliage while also symbolizing resilience, growth, and life's interconnectedness.

Perched atop the connecting tube of the Monstera leaves are two woodpeckers engaged in an intimate gaze. Known for patience, persistence, and determination, these woodpeckers symbolize partnership, collaboration, and communication, underscoring the importance of mutual support in life's journey.

Lungs, vital for breathing and life sustenance, also represent vitality, renewal, and the cyclical nature of existence. The juxtaposition of organic Monstera shapes with the anatomical significance of lungs invites contemplation on themes of health and our relationship with nature.

Through intertwined symbolism, "Breathing Room II" prompts viewers to consider the symbiotic relationship between humans and nature, emphasizing resilience, collaboration, and the perpetual cycle of growth and renewal

"Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day." ― Rainer Maria Rilke

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