By isolating such motifs as prairie buildings or animals, by simplifying them and using unexpected materials and abrupt shifts in scale, he divorces them from their descriptive local setting and elevates them in stature, thereby addressing the way in which everyday objects acquire significance for those who know and value them.

 
 
New Snow, ©2016 David Thauberger


Hew Snow
15" x 22"
Silkscreen on paper
2016

Edition of 30

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