“The Celestial Hippocampus” by Andrew Ghrist

The Celestial Hippocampus by Andrew Ghrist2

Absolutely stunning!!

PangeaSeed and special guest artist Andrew Ghrist are pleased to announce the sixth official print release of our 2015 print suite “Tales from the Deep: Stories, Myths & Monsters” – a fine art print suite to help save our seas.

This stunning print will be available for purchase at 12pm PST Wednesday, June 17, 2015 via shop.PangeaSeed.org

The Celestial Hippocampus by Andrew Ghrist

Edition size: 140 signed / numbered
Print details: Five color screen print with gold metallic inks on French Old Green paper
Dimensions: 18”x 24” inch
Price: $65 USD – plus shipping (please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery)

Artist statement:

The Scar by China Miéville is a novel which has been a part of my life for many years, and has travelled as my companion through since adolescence. I’ve attempted to depict the Avanc, a colossal marine creature described in The Scar. It is a beast unbridled by our conventional imagination, miles long and strong enough to tow an entire pirate city. The Avanc is shown here after being summoned from a foreign place, its sublime nature derived from other worlds appears as ephemeral bubbles on the ocean floor. The otherworldly nature of Miéville’s novels is parallel to our understanding of the ocean. With every discovery breaking the surface, he pushes our expectations and continuously reminds us that the ocean is mysterious, unending, and larger than ourselves.

Detail shots:

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For more information on how you can help save our seas, please visit PangeaSeed.org

I’m a huge advocate for the protection of sea life, so expect to see more artwork from PangeaSeed.

PangeaSeed is an international organization who collaborates with members of the art, science, and environmental activist communities. PangeaSeed is dedicated to raising public awareness and education surrounding the conservation and preservation of sharks and other marine species in peril. 

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