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HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)
HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)

HANDIEDAN 'Atrium' Archival Print on Aluminum (Framed)

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$900.00
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'Atrium' by Handiedan, 2016
Rare aluminum edition.
14 x 18 Inches (print)
22 x 28 x 1.25 Inches (framed)
Archival dye-sublimation pigment print on Chromaluxe aluminum panel.
Limited Edition of 50 (RARE Artist's Proof)
Signed, numbered and dated by the artist in gold with embellishments.
Also includes artist's real hot wax seal and hand-signed 1xRUN COA.
*Note: Custom shadow-box framed in triple suede matting with UV-plexiglass and black hardwood frame.

ARTIST BIO

Handiedan's collage work feeds on the tainted history of pin-up girl posters, using torn, aged surfaces to subvert sexiness. At first glance, the images have a nostalgic feeling, fueled by their ornate details and seemingly straightforward compositions, but a closer look quickly reveals their brutality.

Though her current work tends toward multi-faceted, multi-hued theatricality, it also embraces an element of noir-inspired starkness. For the first time, Handiedan has experimented with black and white imagery, and to haunting effect.

Ultimately, Handiedan presents a new history by repurposing an old one. Posters, icons, typography, constructs, and decorations of earlier eras are toggled together in a way that scratches away at the past's objectification while celebrating its glamour. - Phone Booth Gallery

Intricate and meticulously crafted, Handiedan's collages represent the gradual accumulation of layers—not only of materials like wood, metal and paper, but cultural references as well. Over a backdrop of baroque designs culled from international currencies and antique sheet music, the artist fuses classic pin-up girl body parts to create her own version of beauty. Sometimes these beauties might wield an extra arm or two, and everything that lies exposed beyond their garters and brassieres is heavily inked with hand-drawn tattoos.