Title: Blue Bacalhau (tails)
Medium: Direct gyotaku print with a red artist seal
Description: Direct gyotaku of the tail section of a salted cod (‘bacalhau’ in Portugese), printed in Caligo Safe Wash Relief ink on heavy weight Hosho paper.
Dimensions: 52.5 x 43 cm (framed)
Bio: Rachel Ramirez is best known for her gyotaku prints of aquatic and botanical life-forms based on ideas about nature and representations of natural history. Her work reflects her interests in Portugal and Far Eastern cultures, the language of ornament and cabinets of curiosities.
Image credit: Rachel Ramirez