About this artwork
Framed size is 1250 x 1250 mm
Limited edition print by Kathrin Longhurst comes with Certificate of Authenticity. Only 20 prints available.
Due to months of lockdown, the women Kathrin wished to paint were suddenly inaccessible. It was this inability to control her environment and what would usually inform her creative process, that makes this work so special.
Forced lockdowns and a world enduring the spread of a pandemic only served to highlight the fragility of the human condition. Longhurst asks the viewer ‘Do we sit praying for something to change? Or do we take action?’
Like the pressure that forms a diamond, the heaviness of a world in turmoil pushed Longhurst forward into new terrain. Followers of her work will recognise the essence, stoic nature and power of the feminine spirit portrayed in her heroines. However, ‘Hear Me’ plays with the idea of silence and vulnerability as indicators of strength.
‘Hear Me’ holds a mirror to the viewer asking us to surrender to what we can’t control, but to remain hopeful for what we can.
What is photographic paper?
Photographic paper is a heavy weight, high quality inkjet photo paper offering accurate reproductive qualities, extended longevity and a robust surface for exceptional yet durable prints. As with its gloss equivalent, this paper is created using the very latest universal inkjet coating technology, which ensures that prints are not only dry to the touch straight from the printer, but are compatible with all popular printer manufacturers. The satin surface is perfect for every type of image genre from stunning portraits and scenic landscapes to wildlife, mono conversions, abstracts, macros or architecture.
What is rag paper? We use 2 types.
Ilford Textured Cotton Rag The new GALERIE 100% Cotton fourdriner-made rag papers lead the way within the range in meeting the needs of professional fine art printers. Photographers and print-makers alike can rely on these new papers to produce the highest quality images they have come to know and love from ILFORD. With no optical brighteners and the longevity, image stability and a clean matt surface required for the very best in fine art printing, Smooth Cotton Rag is offered as the perfect choice for crisp detail, while the Textured Cotton range features a contoured surface for enhanced creative expression.
Ilford Matt Cotton Medina The addition of Matt Cotton Medina continues to broaden the offering of professional 100% Cotton products available in the GALERIE range. Photographers and printmakers alike can rely on these new papers to produce the highest quality images they have come to know and expect from ILFORD. With no optical brighteners, premium heavyweight quality and excellent image stability, GALERIE Matt Cotton Medina and Smooth Cotton Sonora will meet all your requirements for the very best in fine art print production.
What is canvas paper?
OMNIJET Natural White Solvent Canvas is a cotton/polyester blend canvas that is free of Optical Brightening Agents (OBAs) for a stable natural white tint and Satin finish for use with solvent and eco-solvent printers. Ideal for décor, fine art prints, portraits and commercial displays, this canvas offers excellent colour reproduction and image quality to give a true fine-art look to solvent prints.
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