Del Dios San Diego, CA 92029 , United States Call Seller 619.920.1954


How Surely Gravity's Law

$ 8,200
  • Description
    Shima Shanti is a contemporary encaustic painter working in the ancient art form of painting with molten beeswax and fusing with fire. "How Surely Gravity's Law" is inspired by the meeting place of land and sea where earth and water merge; the fleeting moment between time and space where one gives way to the other. Up to 50 layers of molten beeswax mixed with earth pigments are painted on custom-made Russian Baltic birch panel then each layer is fused with the flame of a torch. Choosing of all natural earth elements combined with Shima's minimal aesthetic create patina and texture that is storied, translucent, and luminous. In this simplicity unexpected levels of complexity surface. Her inspiration is borne from growing up in the endless abundance of water and big sky of Montana. This connection to nature has gifted me with an innate sense of color and composition.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States, California
    Period: New
    Materials: Encaustic - painting with beeswax and fusing with fire. Beeswax, earth pigments, damar resin on Russian Baltic Birch panel
    Condition: New. The unique beauty of Encaustic are bubbles, ripples and markings on the smooth-texture, high-gloss surface.
    Creation Date: 2024
    Styles / Movements: Contemporary
    Incollect Reference #: 734870
  • Dimensions
    W. 36 in; H. 36 in; D. 1.5 in;
    W. 91.44 cm; H. 91.44 cm; D. 3.81 cm;
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