Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Nature Watercolors

Mario Reis’s has travelled for many years throughout the world, seeking out rivers in which to complete his ongoing artistic project. The artist floats stretched two-foot square canvases in various natural bodies of water for up to three weeks. Slowly, sediment is deposited, minerals are soaked up and pollutants settle out of the surrounding water. After collecting these canvas 'traps', the artist unstretches the works and freezes interesting results with spray adhesive.

via woolgathersome


Princess Haiku said...

I enjoyed this posting and the page beneath. Very interesting.

Princess Haiku said...

The muted colors of skin tones. Traces of touch in color.. Memories of a pale peach bloom.