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Han Cao
"Runaway Train", Surreal Hand-Embroidered Vintage Postcard, Transportation

2020

$900

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This brightly colored mixed media artwork titled "Runaway Train" is an original artwork by Han Cao made of embroidery thread, and a vintage postcard. Utilizing colorful thread, Han Cao hand-embroidered a surreal motif onto this vintage postcard. This piece measures 7.5"h x 21"w framed. This piece ships in the pictured white frame with an acrylic back to show the back of the embroidery. She uses embroidery to create new narratives for long-forgotten photographs and postcards found at flea markets and antique shops from around the world. All embroidery on the artwork is done by hand, directly onto the original found image. Her art combines fibers of embroidery thread with the paper fibers of each photograph to connect with the fibers of our own being – as the added dimension of each work challenges our self-identity and personal connection with unfamiliar people and places.

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