Slide Show: Storm Large Auctions "Breast Prints" For Charity
Dual portraits of the artist. Left, a conceptual press photo; Right, Large leaves her mark. Click image to see slide show and read artist statements.
Motley by Storm Large
Artist Statement: I wanted this piece to be a celebration of vibrancy and passion, but with a subtle stroke of melancholy. The negative space exerts equal presence with the forms themselves, making the viewer app
Coal Canaries by Storm Large
Artist Statement: The yellow interspersed with the grey has great emotional resonance for me, evoking the struggle of optimism to push through the drab mundane, and vulnerability amidst clear and present d
Tits But A Scratch by Storm Large
Artist Statement: This piece evokes Mercutio’s mortal wound in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet , and, to a broader extent, humanity’s instinct to "murder the messenger.&
Tit For Tat by Storm Large
Artist Statement: The first piece in the Hands On series, this incorporates a handprint and references self-versus-other, and a synergy of positive and negative space. The absence of color emphasize
Yellow, Goodbye by Storm Large
Artist Statement: Part of the Hands On series, this piece is the only one to incorporate a lip-print, as well as the hand, for an added implication of wistful intimacy. The color pallette mirror
Third I by Storm Large
Artist Statement: As with some of the other black-and-white works, this piece emphasizes repetition of form and the presence of negative space over color, for a less emotional, more cerebral viewer response.
Areola Borealis by Storm Large
Artist Statement: Color and form in this piece are a callout to Van Gogh’s Starry Night , with swirling blue constellations forming a fanciful, impressionist feel.
Mammalia Phylum in Green by Storm Large
Artist Statement: I made several works in this formation, entitled Mammalia Phylum Series , as an expression of connection to the animal kingdom. A great artistic and musical inspiratio