Artist of the Month - Kelner

October 01 2018 - October 31 2018

Solaris by Mark Kelner

By repurposing well-known and rare Soviet posters, "Solaris" attempts to evoke a very specific and simple metaphor:  that among the many false representations of his failed revolution, Lenin proposed the sun and everything under it - and delivered nothing.

Taken from Soviet posters glorifying the path to communism, now 100 years later, the artist collected, scanned, reduced and re-worked the images into unique screenprints.  The central idea of Kelner's series becomes the sun and its rays shining on nothing.

Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 2 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 26 x 31.5 inches
Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 1 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 25.5 x 42 inches
Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 3 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 28.5 x 39 inches
Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 4 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 30 x 42 inches
Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 14 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 40 x 30 inches
Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 5 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 32.25 x 42 inches
Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 9 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 42 x 29 inches
Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 25 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 30 x 60.5 inches
Artist of the Month - Kelner : Solaris 10 2018 unique archival pigment print on matte vinyl 42 x 28.5 inches

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