A limited edition art print of an original illustration by Ivan Monsalve.
Professionally printed locally, using archival inks on Hahnemuhle 100% cotton rag 308gsm fine art paper (Sydney, Australia).
MEANING FOR 'THE GIFT'
The Gift is a commemorative piece to remember one of those most beautiful, powerful moments of my life, my wife and the birth of our daughter.
Firstly the lotus flower symbolises purity and beauty, many cultures and religions hold the lotus to have significant meaning particularly in Buddhism which philosophies I have always loved and have inspired my greatly.
The lotus flower is also surrounded by many circles and seeds as in life. The power of the piece is at its center which I imagine as a sort of device which I turn, and just like the sands of time I can relive the moment again and again.