EVEREST - Quote: Sir Edmund Hillary: "We conquer
ourselves, not the mountain. The misty peaks and midnight uncertainties
are but reflections of an inner landscape."
Book: closed: 18" x 12" , open: 33" x 12" - All lettering is hand cut from 5 mil thick silver mylar. All images are digital photographs of stained glass, manipulated in the iPhoto grogram of an Apple computer, then printed out with archival inks and papers. Golden acrylic mediums (Glass bead gel, Extra heavy gel/gloss, Extra heavy gel/molding paste), Arches WC_HP_901b paper, Epson WC archival paper, two sided silver 10 mil. mylar, two sided frosted vellum, grey cloud vellum, black linen cover paper, transparencies, Lascaux spray fixative, gaffers tape, painted aluminum posts. Epson 4880 printer and Ultrachrome K3 inks were used.
Materials (abbreviated): papers, acrylics, archival ink jet prints, gaffers tape, silver mylar, transparencies.
Platform (background): 48" x 27 1/2" - gator board, Lascaux spray fixative, archival print generated from NASA/Hubble website photograph of nebulae using "Genuine Fractiles" software to enlarge.
Box: black matt board with black core, Golden Extra heavy gel/gloss, gafers tape, dyed linen thread, bone clasp.
Artist: Reggie Ezell
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