Jon Bird

A Rocky Road Ahead

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Year 2020
Medium Graphite and chalk on newspaper (Financial Times)
Dimensions 29.1 x 19.9 cm

About the work

A Rocky Road Ahead is one of a current series of drawings of space objects – meteorites, asteroids, etc – held in collections at the Natural History Museum and the Smithsonian. These have either been drawn in situ, adapted from photographic source material, or from the internet. This meteorite, approximately 4.5billion years old, was drawn onto tracing paper for its surface and transparency.  It was then copied onto newsprint – the stocks and shares pages of the Financial Times, and the resulting image further emphasised.

← Charlie Billingham


Juliette Blightman →

14 December 2020, 8:59 am

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