Laminated Giclée print on aluminium composite panel, February 2022, screen printed with glitter, signed by the artist verso with printed signature
Size: 100 x 100 cms
Edition: Each piece has its own unique number and is digitally signed by the artist on the reverse of the artwork. The offer lasted for one week and then closed. The numbers ordered in that time created this edition size
Note: The striking Empresses prints are constructed of beautiful images of red butterfly wings, which are intricately arranged with a filigree of red glitter to produce visually intoxicating kaleidoscope-like effects. The prints are named after five exceptionally influential female rulers: Wu Zetian, Nūr Jahān, Theodora, Suiko and Taytu Betul. Their characters and stories are enhanced by the dominant red tone of the series, which deals with themes such as life, war, power, anger, love, joy and luck.
Theodora (c. 490 – 548) was a Byzantine empress by marriage to emperor Justinian . She became empress upon Justinian's accession in 527 and was one of his chief advisers, albeit from humble origins. Along with her spouse,, commemorated on 14 November and 28 June respectively.
Publisher: Heni Editions
Category Damien Hirst