georgia russell: art created with a scalpel
nov 14, 2011
georgia russell: art created with a scalpel


‘yann ‘ by georgia russell
cut print in plexiglass case
120 x 140 x 8 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin

scottish-born, paris-based artist georgia russell is well-versed in manipulating two-dimensional prints
into highly textured images with the aid of a knife. utilizing the sharp edge of a scalpel, her body of work
adds a fleeting layer organic curves and scores that often move in a gesture similar to a feather or fur.
what could easily be a superfluous effect offers instead additional emotions and narratives to the prints,
fully responding to the movement of the image being captured. some pieces include two individual prints
that have been entangled within one another.

a play of solids and voids as well as content and proportions, the wispy creations explore the notion of
an unseen network of energetic motions while illustrating the transient quality of a single moment.



‘marie-cerise MC 4′ by georgia russell
two cut prints in plexiglass case
130 x 160 x 17.5 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin


‘marie-cerise MC 11′ by georgia russell
two cut prints in plexiglass case
78.5 x 89 x 14 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin



‘marie-cerise MC3′ by georgia russell
two cut prints in plexiglass case
137 x 160 x 17.5 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin



‘marie-cerise’ by georgia russell
cut print in plexiglass case
187 x 152 x 9 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin


‘marie-cerise MC 8′ by georgia russell
cut print in plexiglass case
76 x 48 x 17.5 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin


‘international herald tribune no. 1′ by georgia russell
cut newspaper in plexiglass case
92 x 75 x 17 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin


‘libération no.2′ by georgia russell
cut newspaper in plexiglass case
72 x 52 x 17 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin


‘libération no.1′ by georgia russell
cut newspaper in plexiglass case
72 x 62 x 17 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin


‘marie-cerise MC 9′ by georgia russell
cut print in plexiglass case
76 x 48 x 17.5 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin


‘marie-cerise MC 6′ by georgia russell
two cut prints in plexiglass case
89 x 64 x 17 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin



‘passe-temps I’ by georgia russell
cut print in plexiglass case
112 x 130 x 7 cm
image © georgia russell, galerie dukan hourdequin

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