Lisa Holden Blue Cape

Price $9,000

Ref.# 9217

Medium Chromogenic print on Fuji Crystal Archive

Mount Diasec mount

Photo Date 2003  Print Date 2005

Dimensions 46-7/16 x 33-1/16 in. (1180 x 840 mm)

Photo Country Netherlands

Photographer Country United Kingdom (UK)

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An edition of three, plus two artist's proofs. Lisa Holden is a British-born artist based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Her earlier visual work explores notions of the self as a series of estranged identities-guises adopted and appropriated, and dependent upon context. She combines digital imagery with hand-painted layers to create 'parallel realities', referring to the exploration of displacement, adoption and the reinvention of identity as a necessity for survival. Holden's large-scale, 'digitally flawed' painting-photographs interpret and react to our super-fast-paced, technologically driven society. The result is the artist's depiction of a psychological spiral into more personal fracturing of identity, multiple transformations, and a more isolated self and society. New works clearly bear the stamp of Holden's recent interest in Victorian painting and literature in which richly colored fantasies and hallucinations were often opiate-engendered. These influences manifest themselves in images of actual dreamscapes she recalls on waking--in other words, instinctual wishes of a body and mind desiring to get out.

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