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Chris Volpe

Stacks | Chris Volpe | Pressed Tin Frame

Stacks | Chris Volpe | Pressed Tin Frame

Regular price $140.00 USD
Regular price $175.00 USD Sale price $140.00 USD
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Welcoming New Hampshire artist & painter Chris Volpe and his powerful imagery for a series he titles... the "Keepsakes Collection". As an antique photography buff, I was immediately drawn to these diminutive, yet uniquely provocative works.

These "Keepsakes" are made from liquid coal tar and oil paint on treated paper set in repurposed Victorian ambrotype & tintype image frames.

In Chris' words..|
These are “snapshots of the future as it passes.” The medium speaks to the root causes of the human-caused extreme environmental events the viewer is asked to investigate, think about, and remember – the opposite of a digital image.

The Victorian portrait goes back to the origins of photography. For the people who saved these picture-objects from being lost to time, these were tiny treasure-boxes housing a single precious image, often of a departed loved one.

This framed work is appx 3 1/4 " H x 2 3/4" W

Materials

Unique, one-of-a-kind artist work. Materials will vary by eachh artist and creation. See description for detail.

Shipping

Due to the unique, one-of-a-kind nature of our artist and craftsman work and the handling and packaging they require - we have set a rate of $16.00.

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