Just as with his Seaworks, Paul Kenny’s latest camera-less imagery continues to strike a chord among his audience. Such is the interest, two shows have already been lined up for the coming year, more news of which will follow soon.
For the moment, the seawater samples are put to one side as Paul returns to his forays with leaves, picking up where he left off many years ago.
Here is Paul’s latest piece with the simple working title of Hydrangeas:
I am, as ever, very pleased to have printed this for Paul using HP’s Designjet Z3200 and Hahnemühle Bamboo 290gsm.
A truly archival ink and paper combination, with permanence ratings in excess of 250 years under normal display conditions:
Welcome to Blog Post 75.
How appropriate that one small milestone should be used as a vehicle to describe another small milestone—the servicing of my main workhorse, the 44″ HP Designjet Z3200.
During the overhaul, I couldn’t resist capturing some of it for posterity.
I love these artifacts, as I can’t help but think of the story they tell. Without its aesthetic cloak, the printer looks like some out-of-action robot awaiting new limbs.
The ink-soaked parts and surfaces are almost documentations or, indeed, artworks in themselves.
Anyway, I enjoyed looking, so I thought you might too…
George Shaw’s exhibition opens this week as part of the Spring 2011 programme at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.
The show, entitled “The Sly and Unseen Day”, runs until 15th May.
I’m proud to have worked on another of the huge 20 metre banners hanging on the wall of this vast building. As before, I made a high resolution scan of the 5×4″ transparency documenting the original painting and optimised the file ready for output at such a size…