The found objects - empty air cans used for target shooting - inspired the work and more so the title of the piece. I was fascinated by the transformation, mutilation and coloration of the cans into these organic forms littering the countryside and had to give them a new and meaningful purpose.

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Coming Up For Air

  • Assemblage

    artist: Ilse Bolle

    size: 15" h x 31.5" w x 2" d

    medium: encaustic over handmade paper on board, waxed linen, found objects

    style: Contemporary, non-objective

    signature: signed on back

    ready to hang


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