Birgit Freybe Bateman
VW Poetry Van (Print)
Archival Giclee printing on Hahnemuehle Photo Rag Paper and archival framing
20" x 30" / 50.80cm x 76.20cm
Framed Price (Canadian Dollar): $850.00
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Often it is the unexpected that gives me a real thrill and is a reminder to always have the camera at hand. While waiting for the ferry at home on Salt Spring Island, I noticed this Volkswagen in one of the lines of cars. The fake tiger fur across the top of the image makes a suggestive dramatic contrast against the strong blue bottom covered with scattered white magnetic strips of words. Upon closer investigation, the words caused a smile. The division of the photograph into four uneven colourful rectangles gives a strong graphic presence.