"Specimen 0001" by Saga Beus

"Specimen 0001" by Saga Beus

Saga Beus
"Specimen 0001"

Location: New York, United States
Technique: relief print
Social Media: @studiobeus
Website: http://www.studiobeus.com
Print Number: 33

I love the decorative botanical designs in medieval millefleurs tapestries. This print is inspired by those designs, and by herbaria and plant collecting. I was imagining what future explorers might find on other planets, so the plant is an imaginary “specimen” from an alien planet.


Seen in the following exhibitions:
5/R Hall&Gallery, Nagoya, Japan in August 2022
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany in October 2022