About this Artwork
This work is from a series of works on paper exhibited in the solo show: “The Temperature of Light” at Kean University, NJ 2015.
Full colour catalogue with critical essay:
Extracted from the roots of Rubia Tinctorum, Rose Madder was found in the tombe of Tutankhamun and the ruins of Pompeii. The ancient mystery of this colour is explored within the refractive spectrum.
Image size: 20 cm x 31 cm, 7.75” x 12” mounted on archival board 41 cm x 61 cm, 16” x 20” matted
About the Artist
Janise Yntema is an American abstract painter currently living and working in Brussels, Belgium.
She works with the ancient technique of encaustic wax, a combination of beeswax, resin and pigments in which heat serves as the active solvent.