Lot 78: Allison Slein

CEPA Gallery's 2014 Biennial Art Auction artist Allison Slein

Allison Slein
Archival Digital Print
18 x 12 inches
Signed Recto
Edition 1/5
Gardens In Between Series

BIO: Alison Slein’s photographs have been shown throughout the United States, including at AIR Gallery, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Robert C. Williams Paper Museum, CEPA Gallery and The Print Center. She has been awarded a NYFA Fellowship for photography from the New York Foundation for the Arts, a Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship and an Individual Artist Grant from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. www.alisonslein.com

STATEMENT: Return is part of a series that places imaginary paper landscape cutouts in front of the sunrise and sunset. I am interested in the fragility of the human experience and the images echo this through the use of delicate materials. The scenes are unlikely, whimsical and transient and are influenced by traditional paper cutting techniques and botanical forms.

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