09 April 2008

Stojan Murtanovski

17" x 14", ink and acrylic on paper, 2006

The dark blacks are straight from the ink pot and the greys are washes of ink mixed with water that I keep in old plastic film canisters.

I originally left this without a background, but decided a bright red (acrylic) would set off the portrait dramatically and represent communist-run Yugoslavia (of which Macedonia was part during the second half of the 20th Century).

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