georgia russell: art created with a scalpel 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

via beautiful/decay

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