Tanker Repair and Restoration Unit by Kevin Fletcher

Tanker Repair and Restoration Unit by Kevin Fletcher

Tanker Repair and Restoration Unit

Kevin Fletcher

Title

Tanker Repair and Restoration Unit

 
Artist

Kevin Fletcher

  1956 - PRESENT (biography)
Year
2005  
Technique
monotype 
Image Size
10 7/8 x 14 3/8" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
1 of 1 unique 
Annotations
titled in pencil in lower left; dated 10/2005 in pencil after the signature; inscribed monotype II/II 
Reference
 
Paper
White Fabriano watermarked wove 
State
 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
KEFL215 
Price
$800.00 
Description
Fletcher wrote in May 2017: When I begin the monotypes, I don't have a particular goal in mind. My use of tools and an opening gambit will expose a set of possible directions. As the marks begin to overlap in at least three different areas of the ('field') rectangle, one can see a structure surface, gradually come into focus that, by associative memory, bears its meaning and balance. Patterns of light and shadow, elements of water and gases (steam) are introduced to give natural forms a presence again(st) architectonic ones. The collective impact is a memory-based image, suggestive of a place, rather than being dedicated to exactitude and specificity. The speed of execution keeps the result hopefully fresh-looking and immediate, a bit spontaneous. A tension also comes from what some may consider a lack of finish and details. A pleasing result must be 'discovered,' not 'illustrated.' I find the eventual resolve of an image to sometimes defy an exact characterization. It may simply find stasis or climax based on techniques used.