Fern by Moonlight
This print is part of the Small Pleasures project. To read about Small Pleasures click this link.
Words from Simon Gardiner:
"Spending time considering, close up, a detail of nature seemed an appropriate Small Pleasure. This is a depiction of an unfurling fern frond, which is, among other things, both a key decorative motif in Maori art (where it as called koru) and a natural example of fractal geometry. I was also interested in experimenting with Chine Collé – as such the prints were produced from a single small lino block, on green Korean paper bonded to white Fabriano Rosaspina printing paper."
Edition of 5.
Linocut & Chine Collé
20.3 x 20.3cm (paper size)
Unless you choose click and collect at the checkout this print will be shipped as Small Flat Print Parcel A. For shipping information and prices click here.
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Own Art allows you to spread the cost of a purchase of an original artwork over 10 months with an interest free loan. With so many works of art to choose from, you could start a collection of your own today from as little as £10 per month.
To help explain the scheme, here are our answers to some frequently asked questions:
What can I buy?
Own Art loans are available in our gallery for the purchase of contemporary art and craft by living artists. That means you can choose more or less anything you want from paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture, to glassware, ceramics, jewellery and textiles.
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How do I apply?
After you've found something in our gallery or online that you love, speak with a member of staff who can talk you through your options on 0191 2617000. You are able to pay a deposit with Own Art to lower your monthly costs although this is not necessary and the loan can cover framing if you wish. The best option is to visit the gallery if you would like to proceed with an Own Art application where a member of our team will take you through the loan application process. You will need to bring proof of ID, address and signature - a driving licence is ideal or a utility bill and credit or debit card. The application process usually takes 10-15 mins following which you'll get an instant decision so you can take the work home on the same day.
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