This framed 2020 limited edition giclée print by James Jean titled 'Kindling III' features stunning dimensional, high gloss, and gold enhancements with intricately detailed frosted and dimensional chop. Signed and numbered. UV Clear Glass.
The bundled firewood seller walks through the Black Forest, eager to return to the village before sunfall. As the sparrows lead her through the growing darkness, the pieces of wood on her back begin to chatter and whisper their goodbyes. The forest aches for their phantom limbs.
Framed Size: 895 x 750mm
James Jean is a Taiwanese American visual artist, known for both his commercial work and fine art gallery work. He is known in the American comics industry as a cover artist for various books published by DC Comics, garnering five consecutive Eisner Awards, three consecutive Harvey Awards, two gold and one silver medal from the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and a gold medal from the Society of Illustrators of New York. He is also known for his work for Prada, ESPN and Atlantic Records. His work, which has been collected in numerous volumes, has been compared by The New York Times to that of Maxfield Parrish.
In 2007, Jean created a mural for the Prada Epicenter stores in New York and Los Angeles, as well as creating a backdrop for Prada's Spring/Summer 2008 show in Milan. Aspects of the Epicenter mural and the Milan wallpaper were transformed into clothing, handbags, shoes, and packaging. Prada undertook a global campaign that featured Jean's work in advertising environments, animation, and special events.