Saturday, November 28, 2009
A character who fascinates me. Author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, soldier, and diplomat - there's barely a pie in his day in which he did not have a finger.
That said, I think I have his alledged lightning experiment a little wrong here - apparantly the key was on the kites's tail and not its main string.
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My latest screenprint
based on the Tarot card
50 cm by 70 cm
Edition of 45
SouthBank 250 gsm
printed at Print Club London, Dalston
The words are from above the gates of Hell in Dante's Inferno - Abandon Ev'ry Hope Ye Who Enter Here!
Available directly from me ( email for details) or A Little Bit of Art - who this weekend are part of the 'All I Want For Christmas' market at the Truman Brewery off Brick Lane. Check It Out!
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