Prints: Limited edition of 50
About The Artwork:
Introducing "Grace" – a captivating black and white illustration fusing unique elements: a crab with leopard skin adorned with human hands gracefully dancing beneath two arcs made from delicate blossoms. Each component of this composition carries profound symbolic meaning, creating a piece that sparks contemplation and wonder.
The presence of the crab in "Grace" signifies adaptability, resilience, and protection. Crabs are known for their ability to navigate both land and water, symbolizing our capacity to adapt to different environments and situations in life. The human hands emerging from the crab's shell represent the power of human agency, suggesting our role in shaping our destiny and exerting control over our circumstances. This intriguing combination of the crab and human hands balances vulnerability and strength. The leopard print of the crab can symbolize our inherent wildness, rebellion, non-conformity, or sensuality.
The arcs formed by the blossoms in the artwork symbolize growth, renewal, and the passage of time. Flowers are often associated with the ephemeral beauty of life and the cyclical nature of existence. In "Grace," these floral arcs frame the crab, creating a sense of protection and enclosure while highlighting the transient nature of life's experiences. The blossoms, with their inherent fragility and fleeting splendor, serve as a poignant reminder of the impermanence of all things.
The combination of these three symbols in "Grace" encourages various interpretations. It could be seen as a representation of the human journey, where adaptability and resilience enable us to navigate the ever-changing landscape of life. The dance of the crab with human hands may signify the harmony that can be achieved when we embrace our dual nature – our vulnerability and strength. The floral arcs could be seen as a sanctuary or a reminder to cherish the beauty of fleeting moments in our existence.
"Grace" is more than just an illustration; it's a thought-provoking piece of art that would be a meaningful addition to any art collection.
"You’re already in the territory of the flowers. It’s only a matter of time before you bloom."
5 x 7 inches (portrait)
7 x 5 inches (landscape)
Mat Board Size:
- Original Artwork: Mat board will fit an 11 x 14 inch frame.
- Limited Edition Print: Mat board will fit an 8 x 10 inch frame.
- Both limited edition prints & original artwork are protected by a double layered, high quality, acid-free Crescent® brand mat board (4-ply, approximately .050 inch thick, with a beveled cut window opening). The mat board has a white top layer with a visible black layer underneath. For added protection artwork gets shipped with a standard white backing board, enclosed in a clear protective bag. Frame shown in product images not included.
- Original Artwork: Pigment archival ink on cold press acid free 300gsm paper.
- Limited Edition Print: Superior quality digital print on 100% fine art cotton, acid free paper.
- Original Artwork: Signed, dated & certificate of authenticity included.
- Limited Edition Print: Signed, dated, edition number & certificate of authenticity included.