Letterpress | 2013
Geologic formations are a cornerstone of Arnold’s work, and this print — based on a National Geographic photograph of calcite columns in a cave in New Mexico — is no exception. Whereas her Crystallized Book series uses such forms as a way to both juxtapose and compare more modern subject matter, like print media, here their contours and otherworldliness alone are the focus.
9 x 12 inches
Floated: 13.5 x 16.5 x 1.25 inches
The work comes with a certification of authenticity signed by the Co-Founder of Tappan
“Experiment a lot and don’t be afraid to make things that feel like mistakes. Challenge myself. Keep things varied. Make a mess often and clean occasionally.”