Denis Brown

Oval of The Waves 2, 2006

Denis Brown

DC:2006.84

‘Ovals of the Waves 2’, a silver framed rectangular piece surrounded by Perspex backing. Six layers of engraved glass, over a watercolour paper background bearing a one-off unique giclée print. A central drawing in Celtic style shows an otter chasing a fish. Parts of the glass were acid etched to frost the surface. Many droplets of epoxy resin are attached to the layers of glass to give a 3-D bubbly sparkle, some of these have been gilt with gold leaf. The composition is built up of overlapping layers of hand-engraved text from a poem by Catherine Byron. The poem, ‘Liadain to Cuirithir’, from her book, ‘The Fat-Hen Field Hospital’, Loxwood Stoneleigh, 1993.

Materials: Glass, steel

Year purchased: 2006

Location: What’s in Store?

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