Kustaa Saksi RA Edition Print
Kustaa Saksi is a Finnish artist and designer based in Amsterdam specialising in graphic storytelling through pattern, textile and installation. Saksi’s works have been exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Cooper Hewitt Museum, San Jose Museum of Art, TextielMuseum and Kunsthall Stavanger, as well as in galleries around the world. Saksi has produced commissioned artworks for companies including Nike, Issey Miyake, Ferragamo, Lacoste, Bergdorf Goodman, Marimekko and Swedese.
This print Helene, 2019 was specially commissioned by the RA Editions programme to accompany the Helene Schjerfbeck exhibition celebrating Finnish artists.
Produced as a limited edition of 25 Silk-screen prints on 330gsm Somerset Velvet mould-made cotton rag paper with hand-finished edges, each print is hand-numbered.
42 x 29.7 cm
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Kustaa Saksi has reimagined one of Schjerfbeck’s self-portraits commenting on Schjerfbeck as a powerful, female, Finnish artist. Saksi’s image contains all of the spirit, wealth of pattern, texture and strength of colour typical of his work.
Saksi is interested in creating contemporary spaces, objects and atmospheres, building extraordinary worlds with playful, paradoxical, troubling yet inviting environments. He combines organic shapes and sensibilities with detailed textures, vivid colour palettes and experimental materials.
Each print is sold in a portfolio.