QUI QU'A VU COCO (SQUARE)

QUI QU'A VU COCO (SQUARE)

Original Gold Leaf Cyanotype

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Original mixed media cyanotype. 
Hand-brush coated. 
Hand finished deckled edge and 24ct gold leaf.
Handprinted on handmade recycled 100% cotton rag paper. 
 

DESCRIPTION

This work was inspired by Coco Chanel, one of the most powerful women in fashion. Her iconic design aesthetic redefined gender roles- giving women the gift of pants, she stressed that a person should express themselves on how they feel and not how their gender tells them to.
The title is taken from a song called "Who Has Seen Coco" linked to her days as a cabaret singer.
  

TECHNIQUE

Qui Qu'a Vu Coco (Square) was created by photographing a hand-cut collage of female portraiture, hand illustrations of botanical specimens, surface textures from chemigrams and cellscapes. The digital negative was then contact printed onto handmade paper that had been hand-brushed with chemicals, before drying in a dark room. Once exposed to light, the piece was washed to develop a cyan blue colour. Once dried, the piece is hand finished with 24ct gold leaf.
  

SPEC

Dimensions - 155mm x 165mm

Paper - Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper: 150gsm / 100% Cotton Rag / Recycled / Acid Free / PH Neutral / Rough

Mount - It is recommended to float mount this piece when framing.

Framing - This artwork is sold unframed. Should you wish to have your item framed by us please get in touch. We have good relationships with expert framers - we can arrange for the perfect frame or simply offer free advice.



SHE'S IN FASHION

Coco Chanel was a French fashion designer and the founder of the Chanel brand
In the post-World War I era, she was instrumental in liberating women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularising casual chic as the feminine standard of style
Coco Chanel feature