Maria Rivans’ collages are a celebration of the complexity of people and the world we live in. Via her attention to detail and eye for creating harmony, Rivans makes sense of our world, and invites the observer to venture across the threshold into the fantastical parallel universes of her creation.
This piece depicts Jean Simmons, a British actress known for her role in Guys and Dolls. It’s part of Rivans’ pin-up series, inspired by empowered female actors that made an impact on her as a child. Each embellishment is chosen to reflect the star’s identity and to provide a modern twist on this icon of femininity.
Rivans’ collages are born from her collection of vintage ephemera, foraged from market stalls and second-hand shops. From selecting her chosen components to determining their perfect placement, each artwork is a labour of love, showcasing her sublime eye for colour and composition.
This giclée print is from a limited edition of 100, signed by the artist.
Medium: Giclee, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 100
Size (cm): 58 x 42
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About the artist
Taking a unique approach to collaging, Maria Rivans is known for her layered imagery of vintage Hollywood. From starlets to Sci-Fi, B-movies to TV trash, Rivans’ passion for bygone cinema is palpable, infusing every piece with a life of its own.
Merging Pop Art with Surrealism, her work overflows with elements – a rich fusion of the organic and artificial, the urban and the natural, the human and the animal. Finely tuned to colour and compositional harmony, Rivans uses her distinctive approach to vintage adding a touch of humour, optimism, and inspiration.
In 2017 and 2018, her work featured in The Times newspaper and, in 2018, her Film Still ‘Understanding Nothing’ was selected for the Royal Academy’s 250th Summer Exhibition.
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