Tales from the Floating World

Made:
1982

Tales from the Floating World. by Nicholas Phillips, 1982-83. Copy XVI/XLV. Set of prints: five images on nine sheets. Colour aquatint, moire silk end boards with titles, Japanese paper covered slip case. Overall boxed size 26x26x3cm. Conceived as a journey from Earth away to the depths of space, the images increasing in size as the viewer floats outwards. The images were drawn from NASA photographs, the first image however is based on the pyramids at Meroe in the Sudan

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2000-1138
Materials:
aquatint, board, moire silk, paper
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Phillips, Nicholas
status:
Permanent collection

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