Artist: David Crosby
(Other prints from this series are available £80/unframed)
Dimensions: 30cm x 30 cm
One of a series of lino prints from an on-going project attempting to represent the effects of Dementia and in particular Alzheimer’s which affects memory, language, and thought. The starting point for this image was a sketch of Odin’s Ravens from Norse Mythology: Huginn and Muninn (often translated as Thought and Memory).
“Thought and Memory each morning fly
Over the vast earth:
Thought, I fear, may fail to return,
But I fear more for Memory.”
1967 W. H. Auden & P. B. Taylor
in The Elder Edda
“The Lay of Grimnir”
Based on the reduction lino print technique the block has been carved away in stages, but each print has been produced by printing or over printing only a subset of these stages. More examples can be seen on IG @dcrosby_art.