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"Solace" by Cristina Bencina

Cristina Bencina

"Solace" by Cristina Bencina

$ 40.00

Color Anthropology
– How Color Shaped the World –

Color Anthropology features sixty international illustrators and designers who, through their prints and originals, have provided a snapshot into the history, significance, and prominence of some of their favorite colors from throughout the ages. From Egyptian Blue to Millenial Pink, Ancient to Contemporary, each color has stories we can't even begin to imagine. The Color Anthropology Exhibition is on display March 21st - May 20th, 2017.

You can view the gallery and archive of artwork here.


Cristina Bencina
New York

Color: Turquoise / #40E0D0
Original Artwork – Acrylic and acryla gouache on watercolor paper
Art: 12" x 16" Frame: 17" x 21"

12" x 16" Archival prints also available for $40.00

About this piece:

Turquoise is a color thought to consist of 70% blue and 30% green. According to color philosophy, the color turquoise symbolizes feelings of serenity, clarity, and tranquility. Metaphysically, the color is associated with water; an object known for its rejuvenative and purifying qualities throughout human history. Turquoise often is seen in places as pools, baths, spas to emphasize atmosphere and to help soothe the body and soul.

About this artist:

Cristina Bencina is an illustrator on Long Island, New York. She studied illustration and has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

She specializes in horror and fantasy illustrations for book covers and other sorts of various publications.


Purchasing Limited Edition Prints:
All prints are made per order on archival, premium matte paper with archival inks. Prints will be individually wrapped in a poly bag and shipped in a rigid cardboard tube within one week of your purchase. For national orders, you can expect your purchased print(s) within 10 days of purchase, while international shipping will vary. **We are a small team and are only able to fill orders on Wednesdays and Fridays. As soon as your package has filled, you will receive an email confirmation and tracking number. There may be short processing period between packaging and shipping. We are not responsible for stolen, damaged, or unclaimed packages.

Purchasing Originals:
If you purchase an original artwork from the exhibition, it will be carefully packaged and shipped after the closing of the exhibition. You will be notified when your package has shipped. We send all originals with tracking, insurance, and signature confirmation.

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