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Hand painted artist proof mono print, Oil, oil stick, industrial flat enamels, watercolor and gouache on the finest archival hot press or cold press cotton rag, 225 gsm/15 mil museum quality paper. The paper is produced by Arches Papers. Arches paper have been in operation since 1492 in Vosges region of France. The Arches paper mill is now the only paper mil in France to manufacture all its fine art and printing papers using cylinder moulds.
The technique implemented through the editions I first employed in the late 1980s. This includes, hand printed mono prints using a custom, hand built printing press which uses my automobile to apply pressure with incredible accuracy. In addition, silkscreen, dry point etching and techniques I learned first hand working at Mixografia in east Los Angeles. Painted at the Texas and Manhattan studios.
Artist Proofs: 4
Painting Size: 42in" x 82in" (106.68cm x 208.28cm")
Framed Size: 46in" x 86in" (116.84cm" x 218.44cm")
Signed numbered and dated
Certificate of authenticity hand signed by the artist
The work will be accompanied with NFC Chip & NFT via certificate of authenticity generated by The Fine Art Ledger
ABOUT "TAVARUA KAVA GHOSTS"
"TAVARUA KAVA GHOSTS" is “memories of the feelings” represented in vibrant color and intuitive brush strokes and is part of the “TAVARUA KAVA SERIES.” In Fiji and in other island cultures in the South Pacific, a Kava ceremony is a centuries old ritual carried out in just about every village you might have the opportunity to be invited to visit and participate in.
I was fortunate several times to present to Chief Druku Of Tavarua island a Kava offering. The kava ceremony focuses around the communal Kava tanoa (bowl). Guests sit in a circle around the bowl which is placed in front of Chief Druku. The ceremony commences with the actual production of the kava. The plant is pounded and the pulp placed into a cloth sack and mixed with water. The end result is a brownish colored liquid – the Kava gold. It is then strained and ready for drinking. Your host will offer kava as high tide (full cup) or low tide (half cup). When presented with the kava, clap once and yell ‘Bula!’ (Fijian for hello). Drink the kava in one gulp if possible, clap three more times and end with the word Maca – pronounced ‘Ma-tha’.Finally, once you have finished your kava, you will feel a delightful sense of serenity and calm, with a slight numbness around your mouth, lips and tongue. A kava ceremony is always fun and full of laughter and smiles. Is is a true indicator of Fijian culture. This is why Fijians often serve kava to settle an argument or to make peace between villagers.
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