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In a Patterned Menagerie, Artist Anne Lemanski Stitches Printed Papers into Animal Varieties

In a Patterned Menagerie, Artist Anne Lemanski Stitches Printed Papers into Animal Varieties

In a Patterned Menagerie, Artist Anne Lemanski Stitches Printed Papers into Animal Forms



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#animals
#Anne Lemanski
#copper
#paper
#sculpture

August 11, 2022

Grace Ebert

“Painted Wolf” (2019), copper rod, archival pigment print on paper, synthetic sinew, 39 x 47 x 15 inches. All photos by Steve Mann, © Anne Lemanski, shared with permission

Constellations, butterflies, and daring checkered prints overlay the animalistic varieties by Anne Lemanski. Starting with a copper armature, the North Carolina-based artist stretches classic paper or patterns of scanned objects throughout a minimal steel type and stitches the perimeters collectively into a geometrical patchwork.

Starting from summary shapes to illustrations and photographs, the printed motifs evoke every character’s temperament, presence, and total essence. “Stella Terra,” for instance, is sheathed in white paper, and pictures of animals and objects speckle the ephemeral materials just like the noticed coat of the dwell Appaloosa counterpart. “My curiosity as of late has been sample and shade and the way in which it juxtaposes with the shape after I take a three-dimensional object (like matches, toothpicks, or straws), make a brand new two-dimensional sample with that object, then compose the two-dimensional sample onto the three-dimensional type,” Lemanski says.

A number of the artist’s animals are on view in a bunch exhibition at Penland Gallery by September 17, and others are included in a forthcoming ebook dedicated to North Carolina’s artwork tradition. Discover extra of the ephemeral creatures on Instagram. (by way of Girls’s Artwork)

 

“Fennec Fox (Canine Star)” (2009), copper, ink on paper, synthetic sinew, 17 1/2 x 14 x 12 inches

“Gaudy Sphinx” (2014), copper rod and paper, 7 x 16 x 13 inches

“Camoufleur” (2014), copper rod, classic paper targets, epoxy, 17 1/2 x 15 x 8 1/2 inches

“Tigris” (2018), copper rod, archival print on paper, synthetic sinew, epoxy, plastic, 64 x 61 x 30 inches

Element of “Tigris” (2018), copper rod, archival print on paper, synthetic sinew, epoxy, plastic, 64 x 61 x 30 inches

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“Mink” (2021), copper rod, archival inkjet on paper, synthetic sinew

“Stella Terra” (2022), copper rod, Mohawk cowl board, inkjet print on paper, synthetic sinew, 80 x 80 x 20 inches

“Jackrabbit” (2015), pigment print on paper, copper rod, 27 1/2 x 26 x 9 inches

#animals
#Anne Lemanski
#copper
#paper
#sculpture

 

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