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WARRIOR WINGS by  Ashley Collins - Masterpiece Online
  • Artist Name:

    Ashley Collins

  • Size:84 X 96
  • Frame Size:0 X 0
  • Category:

    Mixed Media

  • Medium:Collage
  • Product type:UNIQUE
  • Price:$138500.00


Mixed media, oil and acrylic on aged paper, historical documents, found objects hand welded metal, books, matte varnish finish. Hand welded metal frame. Investment $138,500. What is it about flight, about raising our wings, that is so connected to our soul? Flight is part of our daily lives, yet it is such a recent phenomenon. Or is it? As early as the 4 th century, artist were depicting Angels with wings in the Byzantine Empire… what followed was centuries of Angels in gilded mosaics, panel paintings and religious icons. The Native Americans, and Aztecs were well known to use spirit travel to “see through the eyes of eagles” Leonardo Da Vinci designed both wings and helicopter apparatus, among his many inventions, trying to capture flight for man. So for almost two thousand years, flight – the ability to soar, has been part of our collective human core. Could it be that we ourselves have the ability to fly? – not only in mechanized creations that have been brought about by the

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