“Square beehive” – Limited edition prints
£150.00 – £250.00
Paper Collage portrait, 2016 Madrid.
Prints are printed on Hahnemühle smooth photo rag 300g paper
This is a collage made with black and white prints form fashion magazines and assembled with cello tape.
The original’s measurements are 30 x 40 cm. The main print I used is a famous photograph of British model and actress Jean Shrimpton photographed by Richard Avedon in New York, 1966. Hair by Ara Gallant. This is a cubist profile portrait with a cubic beehive hair emerging in a rectangular frame.
On the larger versions you may see dust and weft of the prints used. this is intended and is part of the original work. However, the printable version have been retouched by the artist to erase some unwanted elements especially on the the hair zone. This is color work but using différents tones of black and white prints: Some are more beige, grey or bluish…
A1, A2, A3, A4
Laurent Seljan is a French self-taught multidisciplinary artist. He draws and paints his universe since childhood. After Leaving Beaux-Arts school, he worked as a photographer for dance compagnies and was a set designer for several years. He initially used the collage as sketches for his paintings and it was not until 2013 that he decided to make it into works as itself. Although he continues to paint, collage became his main mode of expression.