LINDBLAD COVE, ANTARCTICA
by ZARIA FORMAN
LINDBLAD COVE, ANTARCTICA
In collaboration with ArtStar and Marginal Editions
H: 30.5” x W: 30” inches
Limited Edition of 30 + 5 APs
Hand-signed on recto
This is Zaria Forman’s first-ever silkscreen, making it an exceptional Collector’s Item. The source photograph was taken on a 2018 trip to Antarctica where Zaria was invited aboard a National Geographic Explorer voyage. Not receiving her drone permit in time, Zaria paired up with a videographer onboard and directed the shot from Lindblad Cove. To their delight, the sun came out and created beautiful contrasts between the deep dark waters and the iceberg above and below.
Silkscreens are believed to have originated in China as far back as 1000 years ago. Also known as silk-screening or serigraphy, silkscreen printing involves using a tightly- stretched mesh or screen (hence the name!). The first step is to mount the silkscreens over your chosen paper or canvas, with a separate screen for each color. Once the screens or stencils are in place, artists roll, press, sponge or squeegee their ink or paint over the silkscreens to leave a design.
An art form in its own right, creating a silkscreen is a painstaking process that is completed by highly-skilled craftsmen and can take months. Every silkscreen is made by hand, and each piece is unique. Slight variations are normal and part of what makes a silkscreen print special.
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ArtStar collaborated with Zaria to create fine art, limited edition prints of her original drawings. Each print is limited edition and fully authenticated by Zaria.
Zaria Forman documents climate change with pastel drawings. She travels to remote regions of the world to collect images and inspiration for her work, which is exhibited world-wide. She has flown with NASA on several Operation IceBridge missions over Antarctica, Greenland, and Arctic Canada. She was featured on CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and ABC7 Eyewitness News. She delivered a TEDTalk, spoke at Amazon, Google, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, exhibited in Banksy's Dismaland, and was the artist-in-residence aboard the National Geographic Explorer, in Antarctica. Her works have been in publications such as the New York Times T Magazine, National Geographic Proof Blog, Huffington Post, and the Smithsonian Magazine. Forman currently works and resides in Brooklyn, NY, and is represented by Winston Wächter Fine Art in New York, NY and Seattle, WA.
Lindblad Cove, Antarctica
Limited Edition Silkscreen of 30 + 5 APs from 2022. The silkscreen print measures 30.5” x 30” and is hand-signed on recto (front). Zaria Forman teamed up with ArtStar and Marginal Editions for this extraordinary project.
This unique silkscreen edition is based on a photograph from Zaria's most recent trip to Antarctica in 2018, at Lindblad Cove.
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