MusesMixed Media Canvas by Marta Wiley
About this Artwork
The figures dance in the round, removed from any hint of their surroundings. Their clothing acts as the only contextualization and that offers little advice. This monumental piece demands so much of the viewer, while at the same time presenting so much as well.
Giclée + Other Art Terms
Giclée: From the French verb gicler, meaning, “to spray.” It is pronounced “zhee-clay”. The giclée process uses an incredibly accurate computer-controlled jet to apply ink to watercolor paper, canvas or etching paper. These unique jets are able to vary the width of the ink stream to as small as 1/100th the width of human hair. Giclées have a higher resolution than offset lithographs and the dynamic color range is greater than serigraph. Giclée reproductions are used to produce museum quality, fine art reproductions. In the art world it is generally regarded as the highest quality reproduction available.