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Momento Mori

£150.00 GBP

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Helen Grimbleby

21 cm x 29 cm

Soft Pastel

On my desk is a gallery calendar entitled 'Nature' which offers a photograph each day of a wild animal or a wild space. When the African Elephant calf appeared, the paradox of his great size and strength and yet the fragility of his endangered species struck me. Then I began to imagine a world where the only representation of this wonderful animal is the polaroids of the past.

Helen is an observer of the natural world, a nature lover, a pictorial nature curator using analogue media including pen, pencil, watercolour and pastel. Perpetual projects include observing, learning about and interpreting in pictures the natural world of plants and animals that she encounters everyday. 

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