Bird Mixed Media Art - Canvas - Found object - Col...

Grand Total: US$ 81 (delivery+cost)
Category: Visual Art
Country: Unknown Tag: 'Country'
Size Not fixed sizes

This unique nostalgic mixed media art on canvas is entitled 'Peculiarities'. It is a one of a kind piece which has a feel of miscellany and is reminiscent of museum collections and ornithology.

The inspiration for this piece was a piece of paper printed with beautiful mottled bird eggs. They reminded me of trips to the local natural history museum as a child where I would be captivated by the organised displays of various curiosities and taxidermy. The grid composition of the artwork and the tape measure reflect the cataloguing and presentation of these natural artefacts.

Birds are resonated throughout this artwork, there is a vintage image of a little songbird tending to it's nest. A foreign stamp from Kenya features a Bee-eater bird which has been 'exhibited' in a Victorian style bell jar. The title of the work, 'Peculiarities', can be found in the torn paper background is from a manual on letter set and printmaking. This word reflected the feeling of this piece perfectly.

Other curios incorporated in this artwork are a charming crown bottle opener with a glorious patina, tiny decorative plaster mouldings and some pieces from a vintage jigsaw of an ornate framed painting.

Incredible texture and depth has been built up on the surface using acrylic gel mediums, papers, paint, wax and button polish. The canvas is a deep edged one, measuring 15cm x 15cm x 3.6cm. The edges have been painted a warm brown to compliment the colour palette. The whole piece has been sealed with matt acrylic spray varnish for protection. It has been signed, dated and titled on the reverse of the work. This artwork can displayed by hanging on the wall using mirror plates or picture wire (not included), on a small easel or propped up on a shelf.

This artwork would appeal especially to a collector of the unusual or someone with an interest in birds or natural history.


I do try to reuse cardboard, bubble wrap, padded envelopes etc where possible for environmental reasons. So please note, sometimes your packaging may have been pre-loved!

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This item will be shipped in the UK using a first class signed for service from Royal Mail. For items outside of the UK, the service will be tracked and signed for via Royal Mail. As each piece artwork is unique and one of a kind it cannot be replicated. It is really important to me that they get looked after in transit and reach their new homes safely.

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Price: US$ 61
Delivery: US$ 20
Category: Visual Art
Country: Unknown Tag: 'Country'
Size Not fixed sizes
Weight Weights vary
Seller: The Curious Caboodle
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