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"Cytokine Storm," original collage, 20" x 16"

"Cytokine Storm," original collage, 20" x 16"


Those most likely to die from the coronavirus are those whose bodies react in a signature, catastrophic way called a cytokine storm. It's a sad condition, but the phrase "cytokine storm" has a wonderful poetic sound to it.

The "Surviving Lockdown" collages were created in response to the experience of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown. Before the pandemic, I was creating large, flowing abstract paintings. With lockdown, my world suddenly shrunk, and I felt like I wanted to work small. I had a large collection of old magazines, and decided to use them for collage. I layered images to make abstract designs that documented my observations and feelings about the coronavirus crisis.

Sustainability is an important part of my artistic practice, and each one-of-a-kind collage is created using images and text cut from discarded magazines. I also incorporate other mediums including enamel paint, tulle netting, colored pencil and graphite.

Allow an extra 10 days for framing.

  • 20" x 16" original collage
  • collage on canvas panel
  • coated with UV varnish for durability and to protect against fading
  • signed by the artist on the back
  • framed in a 3/4" simple black frame without glass
  • 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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