Flower Painting, the Act of Immortalising

Elsa Salonen: Flower Painting, the Act of Immortalising

Completion year: 2017
Technique: a bleached bouquet and its distilled colours, isomalt, glass
Size: 62x183x25 cm
The artist distilled colours from the various flowers of a bouquet (roses, dianthuses, snapdragons, safflowers, alpine delphiniums, chinese delphiniums). After this, the very same bouquet was bleached. The distilled colours were preserved as isomalt mixtures in glass bottles and shown next to the bleached bouquet.

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