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Danielle Creenaune – Highland II

$495

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This print uses a mix of three techniques  – "Mokulito”– a rare form of Japanese printmaking based on principles of lithography using wood as a printing matrix instead of limestone. The technique was developed by professor Seishi Ozaku, in Japan in the 1970’s under the name Mokurito. In Japanese, Mokurito translates as Moku meaning wood, while rito is short for lithograph. 

 

About the artist

Danielle Creenaune is an Australian born artist who spent the last 18 years working out of her print studio in Barcelona. Now residing in Wollongong, NSW, her central motivation is “the intrinsic dialogue between landscape and people, how landscape is perceived through our library of pre-lived experiences and the ways in which this is reflected through the visual language of gesture.”

About Lithography

Stone Lithography,” where the image is drawn onto a piece of Bavarian limestone which is kept damp. The drawn areas accept the ink while the humid non-image areas repel it, the image is then printed by hand and pulled through a manual Lithography printing press. “Chine Collé” whereby the image is printed onto a thin Japanese paper and pasted to a heavier backing paper.

Danielle’s work has received numerous awards internationally. Her work is represented by Australian Galleries Melbourne and Sydney, with an extensive collection available

Dimensions and Details

35 x 35 x 3cm

Solid timber and full archival framing 

Signed

Origin

Australia
Sydney, Australia
33.9087° S, 151.1523° E

Wollongong is a coastal city in Australia, south of Sydney along the Grand Pacific Drive. Surfing beaches and rock pools line the coastline. Trails encircle the forests and rocky cliffs of Mt. Keira in the Illawarra mountain range, which frames the city.

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