Sea Change. Mahler

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These posters are inspired by Ariel’s song from 'The Tempest' and the scientific drawings of Ernst Haeckel."Full fathom five thy father lies: Of his bones are coral made: Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange."470mm x 670mm. Packaged on board, wrapped in cellophane. Fit a standard off the shelf 500mm x 700mm poster frame. Print in a limited edition of 101.They each depict the death mask of an artist, whether a composer like Gustav Mahler or a poet like Walt Whitman. They dwell on decay beyond recognition, loss and the hope of transfiguring into some thing rich and strange. There are very few images on Google of the death masks of women.Beginning in Ariel's song, sea change has come to mean - a radical change in the very nature and composition of the thing itself, the kind of fundamental change that would result from long submersion in the sea.

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Furl Studio is a limited edition print studio, with a particular focus on celebrating the most democratic of art forms - the poster. The studio releases regular issues along a theme, a little like a magazine in poster form. These display a magpie curiosity for a variety of subjects, but with sustained interest, exploring each...

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