Artist Zaria Forman’s finger paints create extraordinary paintings of the icebergs of Greenland. Brooklyn-based artist motivated by her travels to the most astonishing landscapes developed an appreciation for the beauty and vastness of the ever-changing sky and sea. I loved the plain desert, far-off storms, monsoon rains, and cold arctic light illuminating Greenland waters.
I’ll not forget my travels when I took myriad photographs and made little sketches. When I came back, I was impressed with Greenland’s beauty and would like to draw on my memories, experiences, and photographs to create large-scale compositions. I’d like to add layers of color to the papers, smudging everything with my fingers and hands.
I’m really inspired by my mother (Rena Bass Forman), and she had conceived the idea for the voyage but sadly did not live to see it through. During her illness, her dedication never wavered, and then I decided to carry out her final journey.
I am deeply grateful to my teammates for helping me carry out her wishes and realize her dream. My aim is for these drawings to bring awareness and invite viewers to share the urgency in a hopeful and meaningful way.
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Ultra Realistic Finger-paintings of Icebergs by Zaria Forman
Ultra Realistic Finger-paintings of Icebergs by Zaria Forman
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