Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
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Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans
Mrs Smith - Lenticular by Maria Rivans

Mrs Smith is a 3D Lenticular print by contemporary artist Maria Rivans. From a limited edition of 25, the print is signed and numbered by the artist.

Featuring Lana Turner, most notable for her role in the 1946 film The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mrs Smith is a 3D Lenticular effect. .

The work of Maria Rivans is known for its mash up of surrealism meets pop-art. Her scrapbook-like collages - with their 1950s pop-culture references - have all the playful delight of an early Paolozzi, mixed with the strange surreality of a Dali, and brought up to date with a certain sophistication and quirky aesthetic, unique to Rivans.

Mrs Smith depicts the black and white portrait of 1940s film star Lana Turner. Rivans has attired the actress in an off-the-shoulder dress and chunky necklace, both crafted from marine protozoa microorganisms. To symbolise the evolution of planet earth, Rivans has adorned the actress's head with a fabulous bricolage headdress: in the amongst tumbling flora, fauna, and foliage, look out for exotic beasts, cheery children, and retro train carriages.

Rivans's iconic pin-up really comes to life in this lenticular edition, which creates depth and movement at every turn.

About The Artist - Maria Rivans

Maria lives and works in Brighton, UK, and is a contemporary artist best known for her bright and eclectic collages. Her scrapbook-style aesthetic is created by appropriating vintage ephemera and combining it with vivid, and often humorous, imagery. 

Maria adopts a fresh approach to collage by maintaining dialogue with cultures and imagery of the past and using the style to reflect the complex world we live in. We love the precision the artist applies to collating and assembling her compositions in order to find the perfect imagery to piece together each surreal artwork. 

Maria studied 3D design at the University of Brighton. She has exhibited in both solo and group shows across the UK and Europe, as well as Hong Kong, Korea, and New York. Her artwork has been featured in The Times newspaper and in 2018 one of her artworks was selected for the Royal Academy’s 250th Summer Exhibition. 

We’ve been working with Maria Rivans since 2010.

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