‘Ishtar’ is a GIclée Print by contemporary artist Magnus Gjoen. From a limited edition of 80, the print is signed and numbered by the artist.
Magnus Gjoen - former designer for Vivienne Westwood - knows a thing or two about style. Having recently turned his hand to the art of print making, Gjoen creates images that are full of startling beauty as well as a profundity of thought: his art explores the interaction between power and fragility, juxtaposing the two states for maximum conceptual effect. Gjoen’s work blends a range of styles, incorporating a street and pop aesthetic into a fine art approach.
Like a kaleidoscope, ‘Ishtar’ present a perfectly symmetrical image, set against a jet-black disc. At the centre of the circle sits a skull, surrounded by stag beetles, their legs intertwined to create a delicate, spiderweb-like design. Skull and insect alike have been plastered with Baroque, floral patterns, which seem to melt into the inky black background, highlighting the gossamer line between life and death.
Brilliantly iconic ‘Ishtar’ is a triumph of contemporary print making.
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