Swoon – Alison The Lacemaker


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Swoon – Alison The Lacemaker

Dimensions: 39.25 x 26.25″
Year: 2016
Media: silkscreen, cut paper, collage on artist-made paper

For Alison the Lacemaker, Swoon drew a portrait of a friend sewing. She used Vermeer’s Lacemaker as a natural muse. In this work, life unfolds from the lacemaker’s hands in the form of incredibly delicate paper, reinforcing the ephemeral nature of nature itself.