Untitled (Nest/Trees)

Kiki Smith American, born Germany

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Known for her varied and innovative use of materials, Smith has experimented extensively with computer scanned and ink-jet printed images. She created this lyrical yet slightly ominous image of a nest and trees by scanning photographs onto a computer, manipulating the image, composition, and color, and then printing it on an Iris printer (an ink-jet printer used for the production of fine art prints). Although less emotionally charged, her weblike design recalls Jackson Pollock's famous dripped and poured compositions of the early 1950s.

Untitled (Nest/Trees), Kiki Smith (American, born Nuremberg, 1954), Iris print

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