The Birth of An Idea LXV was commissioned and is owned by a charity in San Francisco, California, that is transforming treatment areas in hospitals to havens of beauty and creativity. The artwork contains approximately 500 cocoons. Five hundred people were involved in the creation of this artwork and in the financial support for the organization; each cocoon has the name of the participant inscribed. The colors are bright cadmium yellow in the middle to symbolize strength, and king’s blue in the background to symbolize communication. It is the largest artwork in the series to date.
Media: Silk Cocoons left by the butterflies and Old Holland New Masters Acrylics on Canvas
Size: 100x50 inch, 2,5x1,3 m
Hanging: horizontally, vertically or floating on the ceiling
SOLD: Public Collection, San Francisco, CA, USA