Day lilies prey on paper wasps in a paradoxical cascade. Botanical time, imperceptibly slow to human eyes, reveals the Jekyll and Hyde duality of all plant life-at once serenely beautiful, fragile, and benign, and startlingly feral.
17″ x 10.25″
May. 29, 2005
Each custom made, museum quality Japanese wood frame has been further enhanced with an undercoating of purple clay, with an overlay of hand-gilded, silver leaf, which covers the entire front of the frame, including the inset double-beveled edge. Original, watercolor paintings “float” within each frame, in classic spatial proportions, and are mounted on archival mats, with organic wheat paste, and covered with UV protected glass.