DIANE • PIERI

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Intimacies of India

A film by John Thornton

 

Still Life Gardens 2015

 

 

Patta,

48”x83”, gouache, casein, gold leaf, printing blocks, decorative papers on Japanese, Lokta and BFK Rives papers

Orange Garden,

48”x80”, gouache, casein, gold leaf, decorative papers, printing blocks on Japanese, Lokta and BFK Rives papers

Orange Garden- DETAIL

 Tide Pools,

48”x83”, gouache, casein, painting scraps, decorative papers, gold leaf, punches, printing blocks on Gampi, Lokta and BFK Rives papers

Tide Pools- DETAIL

Maya- DETAIL

 Maya,

48”x78”, gouache, casein, painting scraps, decorative papers, printing blocks, punches, gold leaf on Japanese, Gampi and BFK Rives papers

Rikka- DETAIL

Rikka,

 48”x79”, gouache, casein, gold leaf, printing blocks, decorative papers, punches on Lokta, Japanese and BFK Rives papers

10- Wall Garden Vista,

 82”x49”, gouache, casein, inks, printing blocks, gold leaf, foil on Lokta and BFK Rives papers

11- Garden Wall- DETAIL

Floating Garden- DETAIL

 Floating Garden,

42”x38”, gouache, casein, gold leaf, punches, printing block scraps, pantone paper on Gampi paper

 Amber Vista,

37”x22”, gouache, casein, gold leaf, block printing, punches on Gampi paper

Varanasi Steps,

36”x22”, gouache, casein, punches, block printing on Gampi paper

16- Blue Garden,

38”x25”, gouache, casein, block printing, punches on Gampi paper

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Phases of the Sun

 

All works are approximately 9"x9",

Gouache, casein, gold leaf, decorative papers, inks, punch shapes, printing scraps on handmade Japanese paper.

 

Remnants of a Life

 

A Real Landscape

 

 Happiness

 

Clear Evening

 

Gold

 

Clear Evening

 

Evening Garden #2

 

Evening Garden

 

Friedi's Gift

Pinkness

 

Joy

Dusk

Night and Day

Gandhi's Tomb

Red Air #2

Mai's Birthday

Sunshine Eyelets

Nightfall

Waiting

Red Air

The River's Edge

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At The Water's Edge,

60"x59",

Gouache, inks, gold leaf,

decorative papers

on Abaca & Gampi papers

Floating Garden,

59"x 59",

 Gouache,gold leaf,decorative

 papers on Gampi & Abaca papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detail

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Pink Earthly Delights,

15"x20"

Gouache, silverpoint on Gampi paper

gold leaf, decorative papers

 

Detail

Gentleness Advancing

15" x 20"

Gouache, silverpoint on Gampi paper

gold leaf, decorative papers

 

Detail

Tulasi

58" x 61"

Gouache, gold leaf, decorative

papers on Abaca & Gampi papers

 

 

 

 

 

Detail

Flotilla Grande,

58" x 65"

Gouache,  decorative papers

 gold leaf, on Abaca paper

 

 

 

Detail

Lama Li Paradise,

Gouache, gold leaf, decorative papers on Abaca & Gampi papers

 

 

 

 

 

Detail

Small Flotillas

 

All works measure 20" x 30",

Gouache, gold leaf,

decorative papers

on Gampi paper

 

 

La Primera

 

La Segunda

 

La Tercera

 

 

 

La Cuarta

 

La Quinta

 

 

La Sexta

 

La Setima

 

 

La Octava

La Novena

 

 

La Decima

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japan Images

This work is

supported in part

by the Independence

Foundation Fellowship

in the Arts

 

 

Deep Pools,

16”x20”,

Gouache, gold ink on clayboard

The Grand Garden at Meru,

16”x20”,

Gouache, decorative papers

on clayboard

Candyland Swamp,

11”x14”,

Gouache, gold ink on clayboard

A Delicate Life,

11”x14”,

Gouache, gold leaf on clayboard

The Pearl Path,

11”x14”,

Gouache on clayboard

Nesting,

20”x16”,

Gouache, gold ink on clayboard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intimacies of India

Paintings and Prints

 

This work is

supported in part

by the Independence

Foundation Fellowship

in the Arts

 

 

Mid Morning

20"x30"

Gouache, decorative papers,

block printing on Lokta paper

Palace of the Winds

20"x30"

Gouache, decorative papers, print scraps, punch shapes block printing on Lokta paper

Chousatti Gnat

20"x30"

Gouache, decorative papers, gold leaf, print scraps, block printing, punch shapes on Lokta paper

Madhubani Sightseeing

20"x30"

Gouache, decorative papers, gold leaf, punch shapes,silverpoint

on Lokta paper

Sunday in Varanasi

20"x30"

Gouache, decorative papers,gold leaf, print scraps, block printing, punch shapes on Lokta paper

Along the Ganges

20"x30"

Gouache, decorative papers,

print scraps, block printing

paper on Gampi paper

The Amber Fort

30"x20"

Gouache, decorative papers, print scraps, block printing punch shapes on Lokta paper

Flowers in 7 Different Places

20"x30"

Gouache, decorative papers, print scraps, block printing punch shapes on Lokta paper

Madhubani Delights

20"x30"

Gouache, decorative papers, print scraps, silver point, block printing, punch shapes on  Gampi paper

Prints

 

Intimate Whispers, suite of 5 colored etchings,

all are 8"x10"

 

Whisper1

Whisper 2

Whisper 3

Whisper 4

Whisper 5