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In the Eye of the Ancient Storm-Domenick Turturro-Serigraph

In the Eye of the Ancient StormBy Domenick Turturro

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About This Piece
The Art
This silkscreen print was produced in an unknown edition size It is signed and numbered by the artistbr br Also known as silk screening serigraphy is a process by which multiple layers of ink are manually pressed through fine screens resulting in an art print that resembles a painting on paperbr br This print is a rare and collectable work of art As such it may show minor signs of handling aging or original printing defects It is guaranteed to be in very good condition or better

This serigraph is an artisan print with a stunning paint-like vibrancy and viscosity. Also known as screen printing or silk screening, serigraphy is a printing process by which inks are forced through a mesh screen and applied to the surface of the print. The result is a brilliantly hued work of art that retains its beauty for a lifetime.
Product ID: 16993861390A
The Artist
Domenick Turturro, American (1936 - )All-over abstraction tends to lure painters toward heroics. Domenick Turturro's new paintings show all-over patternings, yet he avoids the difficulties of his style admirably. They are covered in a gestural fashion, but the artist's hand is always guided by a notion of shape particular to each work. Sometimes this shape is islandlike and orange, floating in profusion against a dark background. Sometimes the shapes are fan- or flower-like, scraped onto the surface in arcs to achieve an effect of bright translucency. Occasionally, a very subtle reference to printed fabrics is made. Here, low-keyed shapes are repeated across the surface with variations that suggest the play of very soft interior light. Turturro's range of color is extraordinary, from keyed-up, "artificial" aquas and magentas to maroons and ochres which seem almost to have acquired a patina of use. This latter effect is an illusion, a helpful one. It reminds the viewer that paintings do indeed have a use, they are intended to engage the eye. This can be done, as so many allover painters attempt to do by overwhelming the eye. Turturro avoids the grandiose by holding the scale of pictorial incident to a very intimate scale. The eye enters his paintings where shapes float toward each other or touch or overlap in especially interesting ways. The eye stays with "the painting because it is always guided toward variations" on the initial incident whatever it may be in a particular viewing. Sometimes the eye is drawn over this surface. Sometimes it is drawn into the shallow space between shapes.
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