"Bio Fusion 15", Kay Hartung, encaustic, abstract, microscopic, teal, green - Painting by Kay Hartung
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Kay Hartung
"Bio Fusion 15", Kay Hartung, encaustic, abstract, microscopic, teal, green

2016

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Kay Hartung’s “Bio Fusion 15” represents cell activity and the energy of an imagined microscopic world. Painted with encaustic and pastel in colors of teal, green and orange, it glows with an inner light. It is 24 x 24 inches on a 1.5 inch deep birch panel.The piece is unframed, and signed by the artist on the reverse. Encaustic painting, a technique used by the ancient Greeks, involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. Encaustic is among the most beautiful of all artists' paints, and is as versatile as any 21st century medium. Due to the fact that beeswax is impervious to moisture, encaustic is incredibly durable; it will not deteriorate, yellow, or darken over time, eliminating the need for protective varnish or glass. Kay Hartung is a Boston, Massachusetts area artist interested in the intersection of art and science, particularly the microscopic world. Her work has been included in exhibitions throughout the country and is in both private and corporate collections.

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  • Dimensions
    H 24 in. x W 24 in. x D 1.5 in.H 60.96 cm x W 60.96 cm x D 3.81 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Boston, MA
  • Reference Number
    LU50032596381
  • Seller Reference Number
    Hartung_Bio Fusion 15
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