It shifts

ArtistAmelia Rosales

MediumPaper collage

Dimensions10x8"

$300

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About the Art
What the artist says

Tearing colored paper, begging this inanimate object, this unfamiliar material to glide in the way I want it to but these papers are as rebellious as they come. They never tear in the way I want. No matter how much I plan, it never works out the way I was anticipating. So I must go by the paper, let it take complete control.

Why we like it

Without pen or brush, Amelia creates visually impactful works using only her hands and the paper. We love the vulnerability in succumbing to the will of the page and the way in which it chooses to tear.

Where we hang it

This colorblocked work will add bold hues and texture to any monochromatic space. But don’t be afraid to place it in a more maximalist space; it will hold its own amongst the most vivid of tones.

About the artist

Amelia Rosales

Columbia-born Amelia Rosales says every brush stroke and line reflects, in the deepest way, the very fiber of her being.  She credits strength in women as an important source of inspiration in her work, and we applaud her thoughtful use of vivid and mesmerizing colors to portray her subjects.

Every image has been prepared with an unconscious abandonment. There is no plan, everything was invented to be cast into the emptiness without knowing its final destination.