Style1½ inches thick (3.75 cm) Product Details Artist grade canvas, archival inks, wooden stretcher bars, and UVB protective coating
AvailablityUsually ships within five business days. ArtistAnn Stretton Platinum Member CollectionSputnik
Description Based on stylized mid-century design forms that I've been playing around with for many years now, such as my dingbat font 'Satellite' (dingbatcave.com). This sputnik represents a bit of the dark side of the atomic-era, what my husband and I like to call 'The rotting optimism of another era.' What was once a bright copper center is now dull. The galvanized steel rings attaching the legs were once clean, and the conical legs themselves, once shiny steel, are now encrusted with space rust. Floats above a barren planet that perhaps had a thriving civilization...or was optimistic enough to think that it would.
Ann Stretton, Madison Member Since November 2010 Artist Statement I am both a mixed media painter and digital artist. I've been exhibiting since the early 1980s, and creating digital images since 1985. I received my BFA from Colorado State in 1984 and my MFA from The University of Wisconsin in 1993. I work with "mixed metallic media"--metal leaf, prismatic glitter and nacreous paint. My computer-created works also utilize "metal" as well as luscious color and light.