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Cassandra Tondro, "Urban Planning," rust art

"Connections," original art, 30" x 40"


The rich iron oxide patina of this piece is created using rusty metal placed on wet canvas to create interesting marks. Iron is a grounding element, and the very core of our planet is composed of molten iron. The rebar art keeps us connected to the Earth plane, has a grounding influence, and evokes a sense of safety, security, stability and well-being.

Rebar is a steel building material used to reinforce concrete. I place the rebar rods on wet canvas and allow them to rust. Developed in layers, the rebar is used to build an intricate web of interlaced lines creating a beautiful patina of texture and depth.

Sustainability is an important part of my artistic practice, and this piece was created using natural materials -- iron oxide on cotton canvas.

  • 30" x 40" original painting
  • iron oxide on canvas
  • gallery wrap canvas, 1-1/2 inches deep with painted sides
  • signed by the artist on the back
  • wired and ready to hang
  • FedEx shipping within the US
  • contact me for an international shipping quote
  • artwork guarantee - if you don't love it, return it

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