WHISPER II (Green)
Archival ink on museum-quality cotton rag paper | 2019
Building on a practice of merging the classical and contemporary, this series of prints by Divine Southgate-Smith takes elements of traditional architecture and breaks them down into modern compositions. Each monochromatic print contains a three-dimensional rendering that elicits a sense of play, unconcerned with a particular time or space. Southgate-Smith’s background in sculpture and site-specific installation informs her creative process, in which she pays careful attention to texture and surface.
58 x 58 inches
Full Bleed: 60 x 60 x 2 inches
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed and numbered by the Co-Founder of Tappan
Framing & Mounting
Our frames are produced from the best quality wood, primarily from Italy. Each is custom cut and assembled by hand to fit your art. Hanging hardware included!
THIN GALLERY FRAME
This modern profile was designed for artists and photographers. Narrow on the front and deep on the sides, our slim mouldings provide a clean, sharp frame for your art, and allows all focus to be on your gorgeous work.
3/4" wide; 1 1/8" deep
UV - PROTECTIVE ACRYLIC
Our acrylic is more expensive than glass, but we use it because it’s clearer, far more impact resistant, and protects your art against UV rays. Framing-grade acrylic has become a new standard in framing because of its “clear” benefits.
THE FULL BLEED
Works are framed flush with the edge of your print without a mat. Request border modifications and spacers, which keep the work from touching the glass.
Adds a white core mat with a bevel cut opening to the edge of your print. If your work has a signature or edition numbering, we will automatically mat around it unless otherwise specified.
We use 4-ply, conservation-grade, acid-free mat board. We match whites and off-whites to your exact piece. Acid-free materials protect your art from yellowing or becoming brittle.
Floating a piece allows for a full view of the face and sides of the artwork. Floating is recommended for original drawings and paintings or any piece produced on specially trimmed paper.
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Southgate-Smith has developed a practice comprising film, text, spoken word, performance, sound, installation, and sculpture. The work often references and questions articulations of black, queer, and female experience. Southgate-Smith is the founder of the curatorial platform for expanded media and performance, The House of Contemporaries (2020), and the former Co-Founder of 14TH CINEMA (2016-2018). Her work has been featured in *Wallpaper, *AD Daily France, UMBIGO Magazine , The Other Sight & WWD.
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