Prints: Limited edition of 50
About The Artwork:
Unlock the beauty of the unknown with "Sojourner," a surreal black-and-white illustration. The center stage is occupied by an infant surrounded by celestial stars, with figures on top and bottom like nesting dolls providing context to this beautiful mystery.
The baby represents new life, innocence, and the potential for growth and development. The galaxy of stars symbolizes the vastness of the universe and the infinite possibilities that exist within it. Together, the baby and the galaxy of stars represent the idea that every new life is a unique and precious part of the larger cosmic order.
Additionally, the baby in a galaxy of stars can be seen as a symbol of hope and possibility. It represents the idea that there is always the potential for new beginnings and positive change, even amid chaos and uncertainty. The stars in the galaxy may also represent guiding lights or beacons of inspiration, offering direction and support for the baby's journey through life.
A nesting doll, also known as a Matryoshka doll, is a powerful symbol of unity, family, and the interconnectedness of all things. Each doll is a smaller version of the one before it, nested inside, representing the idea that we are all connected and that every individual is part of a larger whole. In some cultures, the nesting doll is also seen as a symbol of fertility and motherhood, representing new life emerging from within.
"The only kind of universe that I can even begin to conceive is an inconceivable one."
― Ilyas Kassam
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.