I Never Laughed So Long
Archival ink on museum-quality cotton rag paper | 2022
Often asymmetrical and simple, Ikebana is the centuries-old Japanese practice of arranging flowers to convey a specific feeling or emotion. The newest series of prints from Dana Veraldi, Ikebana Imagined Drawings, is rendered from the artist’s own Ikebana practice, which she began during the early days of the pandemic using plants and flowers found on walks in the park. Made with black walnut ink from Cynthia Gehrie’s Harvest Studio in Iowa, each print is named after song lyrics Veraldi would listen to while drawing, and also refers to places the arrangements were sourced from. The resulting work—which incorporates depictions of both real flora and imagined—encourages the viewer to reflect on the feelings that are inspired by each composition.
10 x 8 inches
30 x 24 inches
10 x 8 inches
Matted: 17.5 x 16.5 x 1.5 inches
Full Bleed: 11.5 x 9.5 x 1.5 inches
30 x 24 inches
Matted: 38 x 32 x 2 inches
Full Bleed: 31.5 x 25.5 x 2 inches
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