||Tom Kristensen (photo) (1962-present)
||"M is for Mao" #65/100
||Kristensen's Australian studio (photo)
Limited Edition #62/100, pencil-signed by artist.
(self-carved/self-printed by artist)
||5 3/8 x 6 7/8
(plus WIDE margins)
||Very Fine. Deeply pigmented.
Printed on thick Japanese kozo washi paper, using
Japanese pigments, gum, and rice-paste.
||Although not a "Made in Japan" woodblock-- Kristensen is self-trained in Japanese carving/printing
techniques, and all of Tom's prints are made using only Japanese papers, pigments, and tools.
Here are a few photos Tom sent to us taken inside his studio.
Kristensen is clearly a very talented and creative artist/printmaker.
||Capitalism meets Maoism--at McDondald's.
The (usually golden) arches of McDonald's known the worldround.
A "Limited Edition" totalling ONLY 100 prints.
With Kristensen's new series of "American Presidents" prints, Kristensen has vaulted himself
into popularity and discovered immediate success--reporting his first design of Barack Obama has
quickly become "sold out."
||Available NOW as EG-008E #65/100
(EG-008D #62/100 Sold/MH;
EG-008C #63/100 Sold/CH
EG-008B #64/100 Sold/JM
EG-008A #61/100 Sold/TB)
Also available as 3-print set $400 (Ed numbers may vary)