"This image is part of a series of work inspired by nature, and how connected one can feel when immersed in it. It encompasses screen prints which are more graphic and conceptual as well as my most recent which mixes photo etching and photopolymer with screen prints. Mixing various types of printmaking enables me to add another dimension to my work, and make the viewer question how it was made. I also use fresh pigments, which I gently brush on the screen print ink when it is fresh, in order for the gold to look like real gold. This print is about time that passes, and the traces we leave behind." Photopolymer etching and Screenprint with gold pigments, created and hand printed on Fabriano Paper, signed and numbered on the front. A Journey exists in different colour variations. Payne's Grey is a bluish grey.
After having practised art in parallel with an accomplished marketing career, Anne Gournay decided to fully dedicate herself to her art in 2003. She retrained and specialised in painting at l’Ecole des Beaux Arts de Paris-Glacière, and was selected for a painting exhibition in New York (2007). When she discovered printmaking eight years ago at the Central Saint Martin School in London, she decided to refocus her work on various forms of printmaking, exploring their possibilities. Through solitary landscapes and close-up portraits, Anne Gournay explores the issues of intimacy, loneliness, in a modern world where people are very often disconnected with their real selves. In our modern ...
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